Rental Housing Advisory Committee: -9

The committee members shall be residents of Portland and shall be appointed by the City Council to serve staggered terms set by the City Council. The Committee shall be co-chaired by one (1) landlord representative and one (1) tenant representative as agreed to by the members of the Committee. The Committee shall be not less than quarterly and shall undertake the following duties:

1.  Provide the Housing Committee with recommendations or proposals for improvements, modifications, or changes regarding landlord and tenant policy issues; and 

2.  Identify educational opportunities, seminars, and materials that would be useful to landlords and tenants.

Rental Housing Advisory Committee -9

3 – Landlords

3 – Tenants

1 – Member who is not a tenant or a landlord

1 – Member experienced in legal rights/interests of tenants –Submitted by Pine Tree Legal Assistance

1- Member with experienced in right/interests of landlords- Submitted by Southern Maine Landlord Association.

Additional information is available in the City Clerk’s office, on the City’s website at or at 874-8677.  Will remain open until we reach the required committee members.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Appointments Committee Chairman, c/o City Clerk, 389 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101 or Applicants will be contacted for interviews.