Elkridge, MD is the oldest settlement in Howard County. It was founded in 1733 as Jansen Town. Its current name, Elkridge, with the modern spelling, was not bestowed until 1895. Today, Elkridge is an unincorporated community. It is also a census-designated location.As of the 2020 census, the population of Elkridge was over 25,000 people.

Since it is a community with a long history, Elkridge has more than its fair share of historic sites. You can visit the Belmont Estate, Marshalee Plantation, Trinity Church, and the Thomas Viaduct. Those sites, plus many more, are some of the reasons why Elkridge is such a popular community.

If you are an Elkridge resident, you know the value of a good community. In order to get the most out of your homeowner association, condominium association, or office condominium in Elkridge, you need to contact D.H. Bader. We have been in the community association management industry since 1991. Our founder, David H. Bader, has over thirty-five years of experience in the industry.

All of that experience adds up to an expert community association management company. We want your Elkridge community to succeed because we are members of the community ourselves. In fact, David Bader and his management team are so invested in the community that he has served on the Board of Directors of the Chesapeake Region Chapter and Washington Metropolitan Chapters of the Community Associations Institute. For a combined twelve years. All of our staff are members of the Community Associations Institute as well. If you want a local company then  D.H. Bader should be your top choice.

Another advantage of hiring a local community association management company is that we have several local community contacts. We know the local laws as well as the best vendors in the Elkridge area. Now your Board will never again have to flounder through the complicated web of regulations and vendor searches. Our team of professionals will help you navigate local and state laws and requirements.

We offer a variety of services. You can choose to use our administrative services, which will help you with record-keeping and organizing meetings. Or we also provide full financial and negotiation services, covenant advisory processing, covenant enforcement, and so much more. You will work with a community manager to develop the plan that best suits your community. There are no cookie-cutter plans when you work with D.H. Bader.

All community Boards need a  little help. Let the experts at D.H. Bader be that help for your community. We are the best in the business at communication. You will never be left in the dark when you work with us. Contact D.H. Bader today to learn more about how we can help your Elkridge community management company. You can also request a proposal here or submit a statement of interest here


  • Tailored Management Plan
  • Association Funds Management
  • Bid/Proposal and Contract Administration
  • Covenant Advisory/Processing
  • Covenant Enforcement
  • Communications Contact
  • Status Reporting 

A more detailed breakdown of our services can be found here.