New Residents

Welcome to Whittier! We are a community of single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums (about 1,700 units in total). We were built by the Ausherman Development Corp, starting in 1989 with the final construction in 2015. More history of Whittier is available here.

As a new resident/homeowner, we would like to provide you with a list of things you should know or may like to know about your community and the surrounding area.

Homeowners Association Board Meetings:
The Board meets according to the schedule posted on the right side of our home page. The minutes of past board meetings can be found here.

Neighborhood Advisory Council NAC 1:
The NAC is a forum for City of Frederick residents to become involved in identifying and recommending positive changes to improve their neighborhoods by enhancing communication with elected officials. The NAC 1 meets every other month at 7 pm at the Whittier Elementary School Library. More information on the NAC1 can be found here.

Management Company Information:
Our management company is Vanguard Management, which is located in Germantown, Md. Our Community Manager is Nancy Keen and she may be contacted by email (nkeen@vanguardmgt.com) or by phone. If you would like to find out more information about Vanguard, please refer to their website at www.vanguardmgt.com.

Office Location:

Vanguard Management Associates, Inc.
20250 Century Boulevard, Suite 200
Germantown, MD 20874

Mailing Address:

  • P.O. Box 39
    Germantown, MD 20875-0039

Phone Numbers:

  • (301) 540-8600 x 3053

Office Hours:

  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday
    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday

Community Information:

  1. Architectural Change Request
    Click this link ACC Guidelines to find out how to submit an Architectural change request. The ACC meets according to the schedule posted on the right side of our home page.
  2. The HOA payments are due annually.
    For information regarding your account, please contact Vanguard at (301) 540-8600. More information on how to pay your assessment by E check or credit card please found here.
  3. Maintenance of Property
    Each homeowner is responsible for the maintenance of all structures and landscaping located on his property to include such items as decks, fences, storage areas, gardens, shrubbery, grass, and trees. The following are examples, but not an exhaustive list, of basic maintenance violations: tall grass, weeds in beds, peeling paint, broken fences, decks in disrepair, broken windows or screens, gutters and shutters in disrepair, missing or non-visible house numbers, and improper storage of trash cans.
  4. Pet Etiquette
    Pet owners are reminded to have your pet on a leash at all times when outside of a fenced in yard. Pet owners also need to pick up after their pet each time it is walked. These are not only Association rules, but Frederick City laws.
  5. Trash Cans
    Residents need to store their trash cans in the rear yard in a neat and orderly fashion. Trash needs to be out of public view except on days of trash collection.
  6. Parking Rules and Regulations
    Residents are reminded there are rules and regulations related to the parking of vehicles upon any Lot or portion of the Common Areas. More information on the Policy Resolution for Vehicle Parking Violation Procedures can be found here.
  7. Whittier Pools
    The Whittier Community has three (3) pools for the use of the members of the Association; Cobblestone Pool located at 2405 Cobblestone Way, Greenleaf Pool located at 2000 E. Greenleaf Drive and Wetherburne Pool located at 2274 Wetherburne Way. The pools are open Memorial Day-Labor Day. Pool information can be found here.
  8. Notice to Absentee Owners
    All owners (Single Family, Townhouse or Condominium) need to make sure if they rent their Whittier home, to forward their absentee owner address to Vanguard Management in writing. Please send an email to the accounting department at cdemarco@vanguardmgt.com with your Whittier address and your absentee owner address, where you actually reside. You can also mail the written notice to Vanguard at P.O. Box 39, Germantown, Md. 20875. It is essential that all absentee owners do this so you will continue to receive the important correspondence related to your home such as; payment coupons, budget mailings, pool information, etc.
  9. You can email us here.
  10. Other important phone numbers can be found here