The letters were from the management company warning of a possible eviction that circulated around Westwinds Mobile Home Park this month shook more than homeowners — fear has rippled out to residents in other parks.
An ordinance designed to protect residents from being suddenly evicted from mobile/manufactured home parks has been approved by the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors.
The homeowners living in the Rancho La Paz Mobile Home Park, 501 E. Orangethorpe, have received a 31-page lease agreement from new park owner John Saunders. In addition, the document includes 40 double-sided pages of attachments.
Westminster residents are the latest to ask city leaders to step in with safeguards against rising rents at some of the city’s 17 mobile home parks.
MH park owners often complain they’re not getting a “fair return” on their MHP investments. But what does “fair return” mean, and how is it determined?
St. Vincent’s of Santa Barbara Tells Seniors to TAKE A HIKE – NOT IN A GOOD WAY.
ANOTHER LOST OPPORTUNITY It doesn’t come along very often – the opportunity for mobile home park residents to purchase their park. Today’s message is pretty BLUNT, but it’s important that you ‘get it’. The process of the resident group buying their park is delicate and complex. When the idea of the purchase becomes ‘public’, the … Read more
Sunnyvale is working on a housing strategy to look at housing affordability and possibly rent control.
Santa Barbara City Council Backs Changes to High-Density Housing Policies By Joshua Molina, Noozhawk Staff Writer | @JECMolina | January 16, 2019 The Santa Barbara City Council voted Tuesday to strengthen its ordinance that encourages the building and preservation of affordable housing. The changes were made to the city’s controversial average unit-sized density incentive program. … Read more
With 33 mobile home parks in the Paradise area burned down, there are hundreds of displaced survivors. The Woolsey fire also left many mobile home owners homeless.