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August 2010

Santa Rosa planning commission rejects mobile home park conversion

August 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Read the article here. I am not an attorney, but in my opinion, just like what happened recently in Palm Springs, these City “officials” have overstepped their authority in denying this mobile home park subdivision. Based on my reading of a recent appeals court decision (unpublished), Palm Springs Investment Co. vs City of Palm Springs, this […]

Brookings OR Mobile Home Park, Court upholds ruling in favor of Emerald Coast residents

August 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld a Curry County Circuit Court ruling that prohibited Emerald Coast Estates Inc. of Harbor from evicting a resident for placement of a “For Sale” sign on the home in violation of park rules. Read more here.

California Coastal Commission causing problems for Laguna Beach mobile home park owner trying to subdivide

August 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The owners of the Laguna Terrace Mobile Home Park on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the commission in Orange County Superior Court. The suit asks the court to determine if the commission can exert jurisdiction over the park’s conversion to resident ownership. On July 20, the council approved subdividing the 20-acre ocean-view park developed in […]

Washington Mobile Home Park Tenants Win Class Action

August 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The class action lawsuit settlement requires mobile-home park owners to drop the conversion language from its leases and stop using contracts that allowed them to automatically convert an annual lease to a month-to-month lease. The settlement does not provide reimbursements for class members, but it does allow the tenants to pursue back rent. Read more […]

As if San Luis Obispo County Mobile Home Park Owners were not regulated enough!

August 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has directed planning staff to begin developing a mobile-home park overlay zone that would contain incentives for park owners to protect and preserve the county’s largest stock of affordable housing — mobile-home parks. Read More here.

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