When the homeowners in the 59-site mobile-home park formerly known as Thunderbird gathered to give thanks last week, they had something new to add to the list: They now owned the land under their homes as well. Read full article here.
Courtesy of HKC law firm, Orange County California: Last week, the City of Santee approved a settlement that grants a Santee park owner a $200.00 per month rent increase, implemented over four years. The agreement also allows for a 15 percent vacancy adjustment and 100 percent of CPI for the next 25 years. This is a positive result for the […]
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill by state Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, to prevent lawsuits and give mobile home residents a voice when their mobile home park is being subdivided and sold. Read more here.
Lakeport City California – Council votes to put senior mobile home park rent control initiative on ballot
Courtesy of Lake County News LAKEPORT, Calif. – After hearing from both supporters and opponents of a senior mobile home park rent control initiative that the city attorney warned was likely to be challenged as unconstitutional, the Lakeport City Council decided to leave the decision of enacting it up to voters. In a 4-0 vote […]
King County has acquired the Riverbend mobile home park that lies close to a flood-prone portion of the Cedar River in Maple Valley. The County is working to provide relocation benefits and assistance to affected tenants. The purchase price was $6.85MM. Read more here
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Efforts are under way to place initiatives that would implement rent control in senior mobile home parks on upcoming Lakeport and county ballots. Lakeport resident Nelson Strasser is the chief proponent of the initiative effort in Lakeport, and he has joined forced with the Save Our Seniors Committee, which is working […]
Oregon Mobile Home Park Legislative Update: HB 3007 (Right of First Refusal) Dies in Committee; HB 3482 (Coalition BIll: SAFE ACT Exemption, Hazard Trees) Moves Forward
Source: MHCO Yesterday was the last day for House Bills to pass out of the Oregon Human Services and Housing Committee. Recognizing that the proponents of the “right of first refusal” legislation did not have the votes to pass the bill on the House floor the bill died in committee. A work group will be […]
In February SB 555 – Rent Control – was introduced in the Oregon Senate. This was one of the most onerous rent control bills to be introduced in the Oregon Legislature in recent history. Although the bill was put on the legislative agenda it was utlimately removed and did not receive a public hearing. Bills […]
Source: City of Goleta The California Court of Appeal upheld a March 2009 City of Goleta decision allowing the Rancho Mobilehome Park to be subdivided and the lots sold to the residents. The tenants of the park challenged the decision claiming that the park owner, Daniel Guggenheim, had not properly conducted a survey of the […]
Courtesy of MHCO… “For those of you interested in seeing what the Oregon Legislature is up to, here is a link to the most recent rent control bill introduced in the Oregon Senate last week: PDF of Senate Bill 555. Warning: This is one of the most onerous rent control bills to be proposed in […]