Fair Rent Commission

Pursuant to Section 7-148b through 7-148f of the General Statutes of Connecticut, and Section 802 of the Town Charter, there is hereby created a fair rent commission which shall consist of seven (7) electors and residents of the town who shall be appointed by town council.

All members of the commission shall be appointed by the town council in the manner provided in Section 802 of the Town Charter.

The members shall be appointed to serve a term of four (4) years, except for initial terms, which may run for two (2) or four (4) years, with three (3) members’ terms expiring after four (4) years. The commission shall include an equal number of landlords and tenants with a minimum of two (2) each. The members of the commission shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for necessary and actual expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties. The town staff member assigned to the commission shall serve without vote as an ex officio member of the commission.

The Fair Rent Commission will meet as needed.

For further information please contact refer to the Town Managers office.