RECO has a number of by-laws and policies it follows to carry out its mandate.  

On January 2, 2024, the Chair of RECO’s Board of Directors received a letter from the Minister of Public and Business Service Delivery, outlining five orders for the organization:

For further details, please read RECO’s public statement.

Read An overview of Minister's orders and the impact on RECO

RECO Independent non-Sector Board Directors job description (Now closed)

RECO's Informational webinar on by-law changes (April 24, 2024)

Read the answers to the questions asked during RECO’s informational webinar.

RECO operates as a designated administrative authority for the Ontario government. The Safety and Consumer Statutes Administration Act, 1996 sets the legal framework for this role. The Administrative Agreement is the contractual agreement between the provincial government and RECO. The Agreement clarifies the roles, duties, and responsibilities of the Minister and RECO in relation to the administration of the legislation and oversight of RECO.

The Ministry/RECO Administrative Agreement (PDF)

The following polices govern the conduct of the Board of Directors and its committees.

Code of Conduct for Board (Directors) | See Schedule C of the Administrative Agreement (PDF)
Conflict of Interest Policy (Directors) | See Schedule C of the Administrative Agreement (PDF)
Conflict of Interest Policy (Committee, Task Force, Working Group and Advisory Group Members) (PDF)
Board Remuneration (PDF)
Policy on Social Media (PDF)
Policy on Reimbursement of Expenses (PDF)
Procurement Policy (PDF)

The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) is committed to meeting the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the applicable regulations, and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the Act and its applicable regulations.

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AODA statement of commitment and multi-year commitment (PDF)
Accessible customer service policy (PDF)
Integrated accessibility standards policy (PDF)

At RECO, championing diversity and inclusion as an employer and in the real estate profession cuts to the core of our values. Fairness, accountability, integrity, and respect are the foundational principles of our vision and mission. We know that diversity with inclusion must be embodied in what we do each and every day. It is both attitudinal and action-based.

Diversity and inclusion at RECO are critical to a dynamic, creative, and supportive work environment.

Diversity and inclusion in the profession creates a level playing field where all voices are heard and respected, and everyone is welcome.

This is important to us at RECO as an employer, a regulator, and a proud ally for diversity. Ontario is one of the greatest, most multicultural and diverse places in the world and we are committed to promoting inclusivity in all corporate and professional interactions.

Pursuant to the Administrative Agreement, this Code establishes policy and practices regarding Records in the custody and control of RECO.

Access and privacy code
Procedures and Practices (PDF)
RECO Request Form (PDF)