Meetings and Events

The Southern Maine Landlord Association engages in policy and advocacy for landlords in our community. Please refer to our monthly calendar for information on events and meetings affecting landlords.

Please click the meeting you are interested in for more information on how to participate in the event. 

Upcoming Events

    • 27 Oct 2021
    • 22 Dec 2021
    • 3 sessions
    • over Zoom, please click the link to attend

    The Rent Board Meetings typically take place on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

    The Rent Board conducts hearings in response to tenant complaints, mediates disputes between tenants and landlords, and considers landlords’ requests for rent increases outside the scope of this Ordinance.

    Click here to attend the October 27th Meeting 

    Click here to attend the December 1st Meeting (rescheduled from Nov 24)

    Click here to attend the December 22nd Meeting

    You can view information on all past and upcoming City of Portland meetings here.

    • 16 Nov 2021
    • 21 May 2024
    • 25 sessions
    • Zoom

    This is an invitation to register for the Southern Maine Landlord's Association Monthly Membership Meeting over Zoom.

    Our meetings occur on the third Tuesday of the month. 

    There will be no monthly meetings held in June, July or August. 

    Please click here to register in advance for our next monthly meeting.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information on how to join the meeting. 

    Our meetings are for members only, you will not receive email confirmation if you are not a paying member of the SMLA. 

    You can join or renew your membership here. 

    Please look our for more information on the upcoming meeting in your email communications from the SMLA or on our website. 


    • 18 Nov 2021
    • 16 Dec 2021
    • 2 sessions
    • over Zoom, please click the link to attend

    The Emergency Shelter Assessment Committee Meetings typically take place on the third Thursday of the month.

    The committee presents monthly statistics in all the shelters and hotels and any events providing services to the homeless. There are also regular updates on State and Federal regulations affecting the homeless

    This is a monthly committee meeting with leaders throughout the community that work with the homeless. Members include CHOM (Community Housing of Maine), Shalom, United Way, Amistat, Milestone Shelter, City of Portland Adult and Family shelters, Homeless Voices for Justice, and the SMLA. 

    Click here to attend the November 18th Meeting 

    Click here to attend the December 16th Meeting 


    You can view information on all past and upcoming City of Portland meetings here.

Past Events

25 Oct 2021 Portland Candidate Forum
25 Oct 2021 Rental Housing Advisory Commitee
19 Oct 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
05 Oct 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
28 Sep 2021 SOPO City Council Meeting
28 Sep 2021 Portland Planning Board Meeting
22 Sep 2021 Portland Charter Commission Governance Meeting
22 Sep 2021 SOPO Housing Auhority Meeting
22 Sep 2021 Portland Rent Board Meeting
21 Sep 2021 SOPO City Council Meeting
21 Sep 2021 Portland Housing and Economic Development Committee Meeting
21 Sep 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
20 Sep 2021 SOPO Conservation Committee Meeting
16 Sep 2021 Portland City Council Workshop: City Manager Hiring Process
16 Sep 2021 SOPO Comprehensive Plan Implementation Committee
15 Sep 2021 Portland Historic Preservation Board Meeting
14 Sep 2021 SOPO City Council Meeting
14 Sep 2021 Portland Charter Commission Meeting
14 Sep 2021 Portland Planning Board Meeting
14 Sep 2021 Portland Legislative/Nominating Committee meeting
13 Sep 2021 SOPO Landcare Management Advisory Committee
08 Sep 2021 Charter Commission Governance Committee
08 Sep 2021 Remote City Council Meeting & Workshop
07 Sep 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
25 Aug 2021 Portland Rent Board
24 Aug 2021 Portland Housing and Economic Development Committee
23 Aug 2021 Portland Special City Council Meeting
17 Aug 2021 Special Summer Meeting 8/17/21
17 Aug 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
17 Aug 2021 Portland Legislative Nominating Committee
11 Aug 2021 Portland Charter Commission
10 Aug 2021 Portland Legislative Nominating Committee
05 Aug 2021 Portland Zoning Board of Appeals
04 Aug 2021 Portland Historic Preservation Board
04 Aug 2021 Portland Historic Preservation Board
03 Aug 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
03 Aug 2021 Portland Legislative Nominating Committee
28 Jul 2021 Portland Rent Board
27 Jul 2021 Portland Planning Board Meeting (Workshop at 4:30 p.m. - Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m.)
26 Jul 2021 South Portland Board of Appeals
26 Jul 2021 Portland Rental Housing Advisory Committee
21 Jul 2021 Portland Historic Preservation Board Meeting
20 Jul 2021 South Portland City Council
20 Jul 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
15 Jul 2021 South Portland Comprehensive Plan Implementation Committee
14 Jul 2021 South Portland Planning Board Meeting
13 Jul 2021 South Portland City Council
13 Jul 2021 Portland Planning Board Meeting
13 Jul 2021 South Portland Open Space Acquisition Committee
08 Jul 2021 South Portland Human Rights Commission
07 Jul 2021 Portland Historic Preservation Board
07 Jul 2021 South Portland arts & historic preservation committee
06 Jul 2021 South Portland City Council Meeting
06 Jul 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
28 Jun 2021 Portland Charter Commission Organizational Meeting
24 Jun 2021 Portland Metro Board of Directors Meeting
23 Jun 2021 South Portland Planning Board Meeting
23 Jun 2021 South Portland Housing Authority Meeting
23 Jun 2021 Portland Rent Board
22 Jun 2021 South Portland City Council Meeting
22 Jun 2021 Portland Planning Board Meeting
21 Jun 2021 Portland City Council Meeting
16 Jun 2021 South Portland Economic Development Committee
15 Jun 2021 South Portland City Council Meeting
15 Jun 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
08 Jun 2021 SMLA June Monthly Meeting
01 Jun 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
18 May 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
11 May 2021 SMLA May Monthly Meeting
11 May 2021 Remote Rent Board Meeting (Portland)
04 May 2021 Portland Housing & Economic Development Committee Meeting
13 Apr 2021 April Monthly Meeting
09 Mar 2021 March Monthly Meeting
09 Feb 2021 February Monthly Meeting
29 Dec 2020 Zoom Rental Registration Discussion with SMLA
01 Dec 2020 SMLA Membership Meeting: Rent Control Referendum
17 Nov 2015 November 2015 Member Meeting
20 Oct 2015 October 2015 Member Meeting
15 Sep 2015 September 2015 Member Meeting
16 Jun 2015 June 2015 Members Meeting
19 May 2015 May 2015 Members Meeting
21 Apr 2015 April 2015 Members Meeting
17 Mar 2015 March 2015 Members Meeting
17 Feb 2015 February 2015 Members Meeting
20 Jan 2015 January 2015 Members Meeting
18 Nov 2014 November 2014 Members Meeting
22 Oct 2014 October 2014 Members Meeting
18 Sep 2014 September 2014 Members Meeting


WGME Coverage of "Fire Safety for Landlords" event 

Fire Safety for Landlords: A Free Public Event

Presented by the Southern Maine Landlord Association (SMLA)

Wednesday, November 19th, 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Location: King Middle School Cafetorium – 92 Deering Avenue, Portland

 The recent tragic fire in a multi-family on Noyes Street in Portland has many landlords evaluating fire safety protocols. The Southern Maine Landlord Association is hosting a public event for property owners to refresh themselves on important fire safety precautions and steps to take to ensure their properties and tenants are protected in the event of a fire. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Fire Code Review: Portland Fire Department, Captain David Petruccelli
  • Practical SolutionsFire Risk Management, Inc., Mark Cummings
  • Insurance Issues: Clark Insurance
  • Related Landlord Tips: SMLA President, Brit Vitalius

Mailing Address:
306 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101

Call or Text:
(207) 200-1301

Email: 
admin@smlamaine.com



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