Fair Rent Commission


  • Meets as needed
  • Location and time are to be determined, unless otherwise noted

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Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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This commission shall be made up with one landlord, one tenant and three regular citizens, with no more than three commission members of the same political party. There are two alternate members, one landlord and one tenant. This 3-year appointment is recommended by the Mayor, and must be approved by the Legislative Council.

  • Sharon Bradford (C)
  • Elizabeth Cipriano Burton (C)
  • Kenneth Riordan (L), Chair
  • (Vacancy) (C)
  • (Vacancy) (T)
  • Alyssa Bussard, Clerk


  • William G. Dennis, Alternate (T)
  • (Vacancy)

Mission Statement

The purpose of this commission is to control and eliminate what is determined to be excessive rental charges on residential property within the Town of Hamden. The commission shall make studies and investigations into complaints about excessive rental charges. It shall also receive such complaints and hold hearings to determine the truth of the accusation.