2020 is over! Time to buy your MH Park! Hey gang, 2020 is over! It is a New Year and time to buy your mobile home park. Ya, I know. You tried last year and got no response. Or, maybe you didn’t try because getting folks together in the park was too difficult. Or, whatever. … Read more
In order to defend your RSO, you have to know the PLAYERS
Leases! We don’t need no stinking leases! (Ya, you’re right. I ‘borrowed’ that line, modified slightly, from an old movie1.) That said: More and more mobilehome park residents are being ‘offered’ leases by park owners. And residents are confused. Sometimes the lease is offered as a condition for moving into a park (legal? Maybe not). … Read more
RENT CONTROL ATTACKS (Part 3 – Other Expense Issues – What to look for) This is a four (4) part series on things to look out for when your Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) is under attack. Part 4 (coming sooner or later) is Other Stuff To Be Aware Of [If you missed Parts 1 & … Read more
RENT CONTROL ATTACKS Part 1 – Revenue Issues – What to look for If you live in a rent-controlled mobile home park, sooner or later, your owner is going to try to raise your site rent by filing an appeal to the Rent Control Board (RCB), challenging your Rent Stabilization Ordinance (SRO). Many park owners … Read more
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.
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?
After being sued for neglect, owner of North Long Beach mobile home park files for bankruptcy
Mountain View MHP Owners deceptive? Fight brewing over rent control petition Signature gatherers allegedly misleading residents about landlord-backed initiative by Mark Noack / Mountain View Voice The push to collect signatures for a landlord-backed rent control initiative is leading to many reports of paid workers bending the truth to get residents to jot down their … Read more