This is Cassandra from the forums. I’ve submitted this and hope lots of people read it.
Tenants only want to follow the rules and protect our rights under the law.
But what if you are busy working multiple jobs just to pay the rent and put food on the table for your children?
Meanwhile, you landlord is trying to do something you think is wrong but how can you fight back?
There is now a terrific way for Tenants learn more about our rights!
This will be informative and fun and teach you about your rights and how to protect yourself. Good landlords will appreciate you knowing about the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) so both sides are equal partners when it comes to understanding the system.
Here is the information:
Come to our August Tenant School – for free!
Register for the FMTA’s Tenant School program
You can now register for the FMTA’s Tenant School program which provides training to tenants and tenant association leaders about your rights under the law and how you can organize with your neighbours.
Some workshops will be over Zoom and others will be held in person at Christie Pits Park (across from Christie subway stop on the Bloor line).
Here is the schedule of workshops:
Tuesday, August 9, 7-8:30 pm: Introduction to Landlord-Tenant Law
Wednesday, August 10, 7-8:30 pm: Human Rights and Housing
Thursday, August 11, 7-8:30 pm: City Hall 101
At Christie Pits:
Sunday, August 14, 11:30 am – 4:30 pm:
*Getting Repairs Done
*Community Organizing and Tenant Associations
Read more here: Come to our August Tenant School – for free! – FMTA (torontotenants.org)