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February 2011

Monning bill lets cities recover costs of mobile home suits

February 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

By JASON HOPPIN – Santa Cruz Sentinel Assemblyman Bill Monning, D-Carmel, introduced a bill Wednesday that he hopes shifts the balance in frequent and often long-running disputes between mobile home park owners and communities seeking to protect residents from eviction and rent hikes. The bill, AB 579, allows governments that prevail in court to recover […]

Goleta California – Mobile Home Park Owner Hires Ted Olson

February 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ted Olson, former solicitor general under President George W. Bush and certified legal heavyweight, has been hired by landlord Daniel Guggenheim, owner of Rancho Mobile Home Park, to take his anti–rent-control case against the City of Goleta to the U.S. Supreme Court. Guggenheim, who contends Goleta’s mobile-home-park rent-control ordinance constitutes an illegal confiscation of private […]

Judge backs mobile home park conversion – Chino CA

February 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Chino, CA – The city is considering its next step after a judge granted a petition for the Lamplighter Mobilehome Park to convert its rental units into ownership lots. Read the full story here.

Guggenheim: The Regulatory Takings Case That Won’t Die

February 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

FEBRUARY 4, 2011 BY Rick Rayl… We thought it was over in 2009 when the Ninth Circuit held that the City of Goleta’s rent control ordinance constituted a taking. We thought it was over in late 2010 when an en banc Ninth Circuit panel ruled the other way, holding that the property owner failed to establish the “investment-backed expectations” necessary […]

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