Renters' Advisory Committee


The Renters’ Advisory Committee’s purpose is to provide advice and recommendations to Victoria City Council on:

  • Policies to increase rental housing stock
  • Improving conditions and well being for renters in the City of Victoria
  • Strategic priorities for the city relating to renters
  • The impacts of provincial and federal legislation affecting tenants
  • Enhancing access and inclusion for renters in developing municipal policy and civic life
  • Other matters that the committee deems relevant to the interests of renters in the City of Victoria.

See the Terms of Reference [PDF - 46 KB]

The Committee consists of up to 12 (twelve) members appointed by Council for two (2) year terms, representing the diverse perspectives and experiences of renters and renters’ advocates. The Committee will meet monthly from September to November and January to June.

Renters' Advisory Committee Workplan

The 2019-2021 Work Plan summarizes the high priority objectives for the Committee and establishes an action plan to achieve those objectives.

Renters Advisory Committee_Work Plan 2019 - 2021.pdf [PDF - 249 KB]


Council has appointed the following candidates to the Renters' Advisory Committee each for a two-year term from February 1, 2019 to January 31, 2021:

  1. Megan Billings
  2. Maureen Bourke
  3. Jeff Dean
  4. Riga Godron
  5. Vanessa Hammond
  6. Yuka Kurokawa
  7. Ashley McKay
  8. Alfred Okot Ochen
  9. Leslie Robinson
  10. Amy White
  11. Alieda Blandford

Meeting Schedule

2020 Meeting Schedule [PDF - 41 KB]


November 27, 2019 Agenda [PDF - 49 KB]


October 29, 2019 Meeting Minutes [PDF - 151 KB]

September 17, 2019 Meeting Minutes [PDF - 116 KB]

July 9, 2019 Meeting Minutes [PDF - 160 KB]

June 4, 2019 Meeting Minutes [PDF - 138 KB]

May 21, 2019 Meeting Minutes [PDF - 192 KB]

April 16, 2019 Meeting Minutes [PDF - 122 KB]