Richard L. Arkin, who has been active in condominium association work in Montgomery County, has been appointed chairman of the newly named, 13-member Maryland Commission on Condominiums. The group has been asked to make recommendations for the implementation of a comprehensive policy to guide future condominium development in the state.

Thomas E. Waldrop has joined the Falls Church real estate firm of Mary Price as vice president in charge of sales and leasing of commercial and industrial properties.

Six members of the Washington Board of Realtors have been inducted into the honorary fraternity of Omega Tan Rho, which is associated with the National Association of Realtors. The Washington realtors include William S. Harps, William C. Stuart III, Flaxie M. Pinkett, Joseph L. Donnelly, Kenneth J. Luchs and Amelia Jon Garrison.

James A. Kessler has been named assistant vice president in the Virginia office of the Carey Winston Co. He is responsible for the origination of residential loans in Northern Virginia.

George Gross, executive director of the House Committee on the Budget, speak Tuesday at the luncheon of the National Housing Conference at the International Inn. He will discuss the impact of a balanced budget on federal housing and urban programs.

Philip B. Wangelin, until recently senior vice president of management for the Central National Bank of Chicago, has been named executive vice president of Montpelier Realty, Inc., which currently is developing an executive office center off Route 197 near Laurel.