Free training offered for landlords



Clark County Public Health is offering area landlords free training on emerging issues, including regulating marijuana use in rentals.

The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 22 at the Center for Community Health, 1601 E. Fourth Plain Blvd. The training is open to landlords in Clark and Cowlitz counties. Lunch and training materials are provided free.

The training will address a variety of routine and emerging issues, including effective applicant screening techniques; guidelines for regulating marijuana use in rentals; lease language about issues such as prohibiting tobacco smoking and limiting guest stays; and partnering with public health agencies to support property management goals.

To register, contact Carole Dalton at 360-397-8126 or

The training is paid for by a federal Community Transformation grant and sponsored by Clark County Public Health and Cowlitz County Health and Human Services.

For more information, call Theresa Cross at 360-397-8000, ext. 7378.