Landlords & Property Owners Association of Washington County Maryland, Inc.


Providing education and assistance to the Washington County  area real estate investors since 1995

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The purpose of the Landlords and Property Owners Association of Washington County Maryland, Inc. is:

  1. This website is designed to informed and help landlords

  2. To advocate for the rights of property owners

  3. To work with City, County, State, and Federal officials to solve problems

  4. To provide for the exchange of information and statistics and for interaction on laws, regulation and proposed government actions

  5. To provide for the collection, recording, compilation, and distribution of information and statistics to members

  6. To serve and advance the rental housing industry so that adequate affordable rental housing will be available through private enterprise.

  7. To promote responsible rental property ownership for Washington County, Maryland



Future Programs                                                                        

Monthly Meetings Start At 7:00 P.M.  -  First Wednesday of the month held at 530 N. Locust Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740 - Enter in rear from parking lot off Wayside Avenue. New Office located same place, Suite B


March 7, 2018 - Due to the ice and snow we welcome back-  Terry Gearhart, Assistant State Fire Marshal’s office. Terry is here to update us on the most Current fire codes and safety measures and laws.  Please come to our NEW MEETING ROOM and location of our NEW OFFICE but more Importantly to learn what we can about keeping our buildings safe from fires. There have been too many fires already. 

April 4, 2018   Habitat for Humanity RESTORE will remind us and explain how the program works and the wonderful products that can be gotten in the store and how your donations help more than just you. Ways you can give back.


May 2, 2018   MEMBERS MEETING Reviewing the Walk thru list once a tenant moves out and how it pertains to the security deposit. Many other topics


June 6, 2018   Keep watching the newsletter!


July 4, 2018    HAPPY 4TH OF JULY.  NO MEETING.  Be SAFE






























 Lead Paint Information -

Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) -

The following is a website created by the Maryland Dept. of Housing & Community Development providing info on rental housing units and availability across Maryland. It is free of charge - used by landlords, developers, property managers, etc. -
Hagerstown Home Store is a program of Hagerstown Neighborhood Development Partnership  -
Hagerstown Community College - Courses Available: Landlord, Lead Paint, Real Estate, Laws, Etc.,
City of Hagerstown Crime Free Multi-Housing Program -
Maryland General Assembly -
Landlord Tenant Law resources and rental property management advice. Simple yes comprehensive resources for property owners -
Ask a land lording question! Get tips and ideas from other landlords. Download free rental forms, management software, real estate books, surveys and much more for the landlord and property manager -
People Search -
Free Expert Advice for Your Home and Rentals -
Registered Sex Offenders, by State -  OR  OR 
State Laws, by State -

Public Access to Court Records by State, not all States are available, this is a Knowledge and Information Service -
Maryland Judiciary Web Site -
Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation -
Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
Real Property Data Search
State Courts Web Sites, This Page Provides Judicial Branch Links -
This site brings together a gold mine of resources from federal, state and local, territorial government information -
Better Business Bureaus -
The Maryland Home Improvement Commission licenses and regulates home improvement contractors, subcontractors and salespersons. The Commission investigates complaints by homeowners, awards monetary damages against licensed contractors, and prosecutes violators of the home improvement law and regulations (MHIC)-
Detailed List of Citizen Services for Washington County, Maryland
Hagerstown, Maryland City Home Page -
Request Your Free Annual Credit Report Online, By Phone or By Mail -
National Center For Missing and Exploited Children  -
The Landlord Protection Agency (Free Landlord Forms) -

The Fair Housing Act  ( How Not to Discriminate )  -

Habitat for Humanity of Washington County, Maryland -

Maryland Housing Search - List Your Property for FREE -

Military, Servicemembers Rights -  or

Washington County Livability Code -

Washington County Website -

Maryland Code Administration -

Maryland Rental Security Deposit Calculator -

Crime Reports is the only near real-time source for both official crime data and sex offender information, giving you access to information from over 700 participating law enforcement agencies across North America and sex offender data for all 50 States. -




       Notice to all Veterans   Lowes and offers a 10% Discount to  veterans          of all Eras. You need to tell the cashier at the time of purchase and show your veterans I D card. There is no maximum       or minimum on the amount of  purchase.  The cashier will call their supervisor or manager to verify and approve your qualification. They do not advertise this but it is available to veterans. It is up to the individual store  Manager to        approve this policy, not all stores offer this.  Hagerstown and Cumberland  do have this policy.


Helpful Tips                                                                                                                                                          

 Got Smoke Detector - Does It Work?????????  For the Price of A 9 Volt Battery ($2.00) People Die, The Cheapest Life Insurance You Can Have. Check Your Smoke Detector in Your Home and Rental Property TODAY.

Ultralife 9V Lithium 10 Year Smoke Alarm Battery can be purchased at Lowes for $6.97

Kidde Tamper Proof 10 Year Lithium Smoke Alarm-As Low As $24.00 at Lowes

Avoiding Identity Theft:  1. Dumpster Diving or Trash Bag Rummaging. Shred any and all paperwork that has your name and address on it, and especially if it has an account number or membership number on it. When throwing magazines away, shred the label and any ordering forms that may have your account number them, such as in mail order catalogs. 2. Phishing. They pretend to be financial institutions or companies and send spam or pop-up messages to get you to reveal your personal information. They will even call saying they are from a facility you use (bank) Banks will send information in the mail for special loans and programs. Do not give out mortgage information or anything else personal from someone who called you. If you did not initiate the call, hang up. 

Keep in your prayers

All of our troops, Past & Present. They fight for all of the freedoms we so easily take for granted. Don't ever forget 9-11 happened and the devastation. Honor our troops!!. Bless all of the families of these troops. God Bless you all.

Congratulations  to the Landlords & Property Owners Association on it's

   - - - 23 years - - -  

of serving the Members and the Community

1995  -  2018


Landlords & Property Owners Association of Washington County Maryland, Inc.
A Member of the Property Owners Association of Maryland, Inc
530 N. Locust Street, Suite B, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD  21740-5528



Office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10AM - 2 PM

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