Land Engagement Action Network

The Landlord Engagement Action Network (LEAN) is a network of landlords and tenants on Columbus' westside. LEAN encourages responsible property management practices among westside landlords & tenants. LEAN empowers the rental community through education, connection, and resolution.

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LEAN hosts quarterly education seminars on relevant topics for landlords. LEAN accepts suggestions for education seminar topics from LEAN members.


LEAN provides a connection to other westside landlord & tenants. LEAN coordinates bi-monthly LEANworking events where landlords can network with other landlords, connect with the community, exchange tips of the trade.


LEAN connects landlords and tenants to The Greater Hilltop Shalom Zone’s Mediation services. Landlords are able to access a trained mediator to peacefully resolve a conflict. LEAN encourages its members to utilize these mediation resources whenever possible.

LEAN hosts quarterly education seminars on relevant topics relating to property management. LEAN accepts suggestions from LEAN members for education seminar topics. Contact us if you have a suggestion or if you would like to speak at a LEAN education seminar.

LEAN networking events are held bi-monthly at various locations in the Hilltop neighborhood. They are open to the public and include a guest speaker and a facilitated conversation on issues that relate to landlords.

Come learn more about LEAN, network with investors, landlords, and community members in the Hilltop, and engage in a thoughtful disucussion with your peers. 




Upcoming Events

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Free Education Workshops

Fair Housing Workshop 
April 8th 9am-12pm 
At Homes on the Hill CDC 3659 Soldano Blvd
Lenders & Realtors receive CEU credit 

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April 27th at 12pm
At Minellis 3858 Sullivant Ave
Topic: Eviction 
Guest Speaker: Dimitri Hatzifotinos from Willis Law Firm

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Rental Counseling

Tenants can meet with our certified housing counselors & receive information regarding fair housing, leases, budgeting & credit improvement, and housing legistation. Call 614-275-4663 to make an apointment today!


Are you looking to rent on Columbus' westside?

LEAN Landlords are invested in their rental properties and the westside community. LEAN created the LEAN List as a resource to tenants who are looking for safe, clean, decent rental properties. Below is a list of LEAN members who have taken the LEAN pledge of responsible property management.

LEAN Landlords can be contact directly concerning available rental properties at the contact information provide below:

  • Brinson Properties

  • Jeff Graham

  • Havenwood Townhomes
    (614)-272-2100 or (614)-504-4490

  • Marianne Walters
    Ohio Home Improvement

  • Brian Bainbridge
    HER Real Estate Agent

  • Tammy White

  • Community Properties of Ohio Management Services (CPO)
    Single Family Homes: 888-631-3869, press option 1
    Section 8: 888-631-3869, press option 2