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Tue, Nov 14, 2017 – The 2018 GSMOL Convention will be Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14, 2018 at the Azure Hotel & Suites located at the Ontario Airport, 1945 East Holt Boulevard in Ontario, California 91761.
How will the 2018 Convention be different from any other? NO VOTING!
Because the 2018 elections will be held by MAIL-IN BALLOT, your GSMOL officers will have already been elected, and the proposed Bylaws changes already implemented, by the time the Convention is held. So our 2018 Convention is really going to be more like what people have come to expect from a Conference.
Over the last few Conventions we have put more and more emphasis on giving attendees opportunities for learning, communicating, connecting, sharing issues and ideas, exploring resources and products and services, meeting your GSMOL leaders and experts in many fields related to manufactured-home living, and getting to know manufactured-home owners from all over the state.
Sun, Nov 12, 2017 –
Sacramento – People who purchased a mobilehome or manufactured home but didn't receive the necessary title to the property now have a chance to properly register their homes with the new Fee and Tax Waiver Program – and avoid paying hundreds or even thousands of dollars in state and local taxes, fees and penalties.
The Fee and Tax Waiver Program, passed as Assembly Bill 587 and signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown last year, took effect this year, waiving certain fees and back taxes – saving homeowners possibly thousands of dollars.
But mobilehome owners must move fast, applying for and providing the necessary documents for the Fee and Tax Waiver Program.
Most mobilehome parks require legal registration.
Registration helps legally transfer title of mobilehomes to heirs – spouse, children, etc.
Some home improvement projects require a building permit – and proper registration.
More mobilehome parks and utility companies are embracing individual rental space connections for services, such as electricity and water, and require registration.
Fire and flood insurance require registration.
Call 800-952-8356 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM weekdays.
Fri, Nov 10, 2017 – From the 2017 California Mobilehome Residency Law Frequently Asked Questions: Rents, Fees and Taxes, 6. Security Deposit
Resident Question:Can the park charge first and last months’ rent plus a 2-month security deposit?
MRL Answer:Normally, when a mobilehome owner is accepted for residency in a mobilehome park and signs a rental agreement, charging first month’s rent and a 2-month security deposit are permitted. (Civil Code §798.39) After one full year of satisfactory residency (meaning all rent and fees have been paid during that time), the resident is entitled to request a refund of the 2-month security deposit, or may request a refund at the time he or she vacates the park and sells the home. (Civil Code §798.39(b))
2017 California MRL FAQs
Submit your request for a security deposit refund in writing to Sierra Corporate Management today. The MRL specifically states that SCM must refund your deposit after one full year of satisfactory residency. Do not wait until you vacate the park and/or sell your mobile home.
Mon, Nov 6, 2017 – The MHPHOA.com website launched on Thu, Nov 5, 2015 and during the time period of Thu, Nov 5, 2015 thru Sun, Nov 5, 2017 (731 Days) the MHPHOA.com website recorded the following analytical information. Oct 2017 sets a new benchmark for number of Users and Pageviews for the MHPHOA.com website.
Beginning July 1, 2021, any mobilehome or manufactured homeowner living in a mobilehome park under a rental agreement may submit a complaint for an alleged violation of the Mobilehome Residency Law. Any mobilehome or manufactured homeowner residing in a permitted mobilehome park is eligible to submit a complaint. Complaints must be submitted to HCD. HCD provides assistance to help resolve and coordinate resolution of the most severe alleged violations of the Mobilehome Residency Law.
Any mobilehome / manufactured homeowner who lives in a mobilehome park.
Any complaints for issues within mobilehome parks related to Mobilehome Residency Law violations (California Civil Code).
Common violations include illegal grounds for eviction, failure to provide proper notice of rent increases, or no written rental agreement between the park and mobilehome owner.
Complaints must be submitted to HCD. HCD provides help to resolve and coordinate resolution of the most-severe alleged violations of the Mobilehome Residency Law. Visit the Submit a Complaint webpage for details.
Fri, Nov 22, 2019 –
Kabateck LLP attorneys representing hundreds of low-income mobile home residents in Long Beach, California secured a nearly $57 million settlement, which is the largest settlement ever involving a mobile home park.
Civil Lawsuits Against Kort & Scott DBAs