Helpful Links

Maryland State Laws

 

Maryland Condominium Act, MD State Annotated Code Section 11-101 et seq.
http://www.mlis.state.md.us/ - Maryland Statutes - Maryland Code Online

 

Maryland Homeowners Association Act, MD State Annotated Code Section 11B-101 et seq.
http://www.mlis.state.md.us/ - Maryland Statutes - Maryland Code Online

 

Maryland Cooperative Housing Corporation Act, MD State Annotated Code Section 5-6B-01 et seq. http://www.mlis.state.md.us/ - Maryland Statutes - Maryland Code Online

 

Maryland Contract Lien Act, MD State Annotated Code Section 14-201 et seq.  
http://www.mlis.state.md.us/ - Maryland Statutes - Maryland Code Online

 

Maryland Attorney General 

1-888-743-0023 - http://www.oag.state.md.us/

 

Consumer Protection Division - Consumer Hotline: 410-528-8662

http://www.oag.state.md.us/Consumer/complaintmediation.htm 

 

Maryland Secretary of State

http://www.sos.state.md.us/

 

Federal Communications Commission

Information Sheet on Restrictions on Placement of Direct Broadcast Satellite, Broadband Radio Service, and Television Broadcast Antennas

1- 888-225-5322 

http://www.fcc.gov/mb/facts/otard.html

 

MS UTILITY 1-800-257-7777


The following web sites have information about common ownership communities that we have found useful. We are not endorsing or promoting them and do not guarantee any of their information.


Community Association Institute

www.caionline.org 

Community Association Institute is a national organization that has been providing information and education for more than 30 years. Their members include community association volunteer leaders, professional managers, community management firms, and other professionals and companies that provide products and services to associations.

 

They provide the latest information on community association management and governance. They offer seminars and workshops, do research, have a book store on-line, publish the Common Ground magazine and specialized newsletters on community association management, governance, and law. CAI also advocates for legislative and regulatory policies that support responsible governance and effective management.

 

You can download a free copy of their Board Member Tool Kit, and A Introduction to Community Association Living, learn solutions to common problems, order The Homeowners Association Manual, find a list of certified professionals, and register for their educational workshops and conferences.

 


Community Association Institute

www.caidc.org 

Our local chapter is Washington Metropolitan Chapter of Community Associations Institutes (WMCCAI). They have on line training and educational courses in addition to an annual conference in our area.


Foundation for Community Association Research 

www.cairf.org 

This site has best practice reports on such things as financing, transition, reserve studies, community harmony and spirit, and energy efficiency.


Maryland Homeowners’ Association 

www.marylandhomeownersassociation.info 

A non-profit, volunteer, statewide organization which supports the enactment and improvement of county and state laws protecting the rights of homeowners in condominium associations, homeowners’ associations and cooperatives. Through education, its newsletter and website, MHA promotes good governance of community associations. The MHA website has links to many useful resources for homeowners as well as links to recent Maryland laws and published records.

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