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MHPHOA Glossary

Mobile Home Park glossary of terms starting with the letter S, abbreviations, acronyms, initialisms, and definitions of each.

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SAC
The Sacramento Area Coalition of Mobilehomeowner Associations, Inc.
SBMRA
South Bay Mobilehome Resident’s Alliance
SCM
Sierra Corporate Management
SCMOA
Sonoma County Mobilehome Owners Association
Santee Mobilehome Owners Action Committee
Single-Section Home
A manufactured home delivered to the home site in one section. The width of section can be 10-18 feet. The length of the single section home can be from 30-80 feet. The average square footage of a single section home is 1,120 square feet.
Site-Built Home
Any home that is built on the home site with a permanent foundation which represents the majority of homes today.
Slumlord
A slumlord (or slum landlord) is a derogatory term for a landlord, generally an absentee landlord with more than one mobile home park, who attempts to maximize profit by minimizing spending on property maintenance, often in already deteriorating mobile home parks.
SMHPA
Sunnyvale Mobile Home Park Alliance
SMMRA
San Marcos Mobilehome Residents Association
SMOAC
Space Rent
The Space Rent that a mobile/manufactured homeowner pays to lease the land/lot that their home is installed on.
SRSO
Space Rent Stabilization Ordinance. Regulations related to rent controlled mobile home parks that park owners must comply with to avoid fines and other penalties.
Stick-Built Home
Same as a site-built home but the term is inaccurate. Factory built homes are also stick-built homes. The sticks (lumber) are simply assembled inside a factory.
Sublease
A lease from a lessee to another lessee. The new lessee is a sublessee or subtenant.