FMTA: Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations

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Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA)

The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA) is a non-profit organization which advocates for better rights for Tenants. Founded in 1974, they are the oldest and largest Tenant Federation in Canada. The FMTA is comprised of affiliated Tenant Associations and of individual Members.

Tenant Hotline


The FMTA operates a free Tenant Hotline service to answer renters' questions about tenants' rights in Ontario. While the Tenant Hotline cannot provide you with legal advice, they can provide you with the information you need to understand the law and advocate for your rights as a tenant.

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Online Resources


In addition to their Tenant Hotline service, the FMTA offers a wealth of online resources for renters in Ontario. In addition to English and French, their resources are also available in 20+ other languages.

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Note: The ATN's resources are for educational purposes only. None of the information in these resources should be taken as legal advice. Please note that much of the information in our guides only applies to tenants living in the Province of Ontario.