Lake Erie Landlord Association "A landlord resource for more than 30 years"

General Meetings


See the LELA Event Calendar below for all events

LELA remarks during COVID-19


LELA is working diligently on behalf of our members to keep abreast of all information coming from our government leaders.  As we find out FACTS, we will post them here, on our Facebook page, and send emails to all members.  Please share this information with all landlords that you know, as it is imperative that we all stand together right now, members or not.  We want all of you to stay safe and healthy in this time of uncertainty.

June 22, 2020

Mark your calendars for the August General Meeting!!!  Tuesday, August 4th, 2020. 

Details coming soon! We can’t wait to see you all! 

Please follow our Facebook page for updates throughout the day, we don’t wish to inundate you with so many emails a day that you don’t read them.  If you don’t do Facebook, the feed on the right side of this page updates a few times a day with what we have posted there.  Right now that is the quickest and easiest way to stay up to date with the amount of things we are posting for your benefit.  If you know of something of interest that might be good information for everyone, please don’t hesitate to send it to me at

Lake Erie Landlord Association


The Lake Erie Landlord Association, LELA, (founded in 1988), is a non-profit, educational organization providing a means for exchanging land-lording and real estate information. We strive to educate, inform, exchange ideas and improve the status, as well as the financial well being of all housing providers. Our members are known locally as landlords that work to improve the condition of housing for everyone.

The monthly meeting programs consist of prominent speakers in areas of general interest to landlords, property managers and real estate investors. We also provide a platform for open forums to discuss issues our members are facing in the field, and tons of networking opportunities. Monthly meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM. We meet at Miraldi Hall @ Heritage Presbyterian Church, 515 Leavitt Rd Amherst, OH 44001.  

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LELA Vendor Spotlight


Brian Barnes
Branch Manager, Dollar Bank Avon Office

At Dollar Bank, we understand that your company is much more than a professional endeavor. It’s your passion, your motivation — and the means by which you’re making all your other dreams come true.  Why go it alone when you can have a dedicated business banking team on your side?  We want you to feel confident in your financial decisions and enthusiastic about the future of your business.  Let us provide the right tools, backed by personal service, to meet your company’s financial goals.

Brian has been serving Dollar Bank customers for over 15 years.  He grew up in Lorain County, is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and has earned his Advanced School of Banking certificate.  He’s active in the community volunteering with Lakewood Alive and Habitat for Humanity of Lorain County.  He enjoys cheering on all Cleveland sports teams, playing sand volleyball, and spending time on Lake Erie in the summers.

Dollar Bank, 1297 Center Rd, Avon, OH 44011
440.937.3100 |

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LELA Event Calendar


LELA General Meeting – August 4th, 2020 – Details to be announced @ Miraldi Hall / Heritage Presbyterian Church
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meeting Details:

We can’t wait to see you all!  Our speaker is yet to be determined, just make sure you mark your calendar!  

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