Bridgeport reestablishes its fair rent commission
The city of Bridgeport announced Thursday that its reestablished the city's fair rent commission.
The commission is made up a seven members who will help mediate disputes between tenants and landlords in the city.
The median household income in Bridgeport is just under $51,000 per year, while the average rent in the area is more than $2,000 per month.
That means many families are spending more than 50% of household income on rent.