$15 training for landlords will cover variety of issues

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Landlords in Clark County are invited to a daylong training session on Oct. 15 that addresses a variety of routine and emerging issues that include: effective applicant screening techniques; guidelines for regulating marijuana use in rentals; lease language about rules prohibiting tobacco smoking and limiting guest stays to facilitate property maintenance, reduce tenant disputes, and improve community health; and partnering with public health agencies to support property management goals.

John H. Campbell, a national expert on landlord-tenant problem-solving, will speak. Lunch will be provided.

The event will be 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St. Paid parking is available at City Center Parking, 703 Broadway. A $15 fee covers the cost of training materials. Preregistration is required. Contact Carole Dalton at 360-397-8126 or Carole.Dalton@clark.wa.gov. For information, call Theresa Cross at 360-397-8000, ext. 7378. The training is paid for by a federal Community Transformation grant and sponsored by Clark County Public Health.