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Thu, Jan 25, 2018 – The MHPHOA online version of the 2018 California Mobilehome Residency Law in HTML has been updated to reflect all changes. We’ve also updated the MHPHOA online version of the 2018 California MRL FAQs in HTML.
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 – 2018 California Mobilehome Residency Law Handbooks are now available.
Division 2, Part 2, Chap. 2.5 of the Civil Code. The Mobilehome Residency Law (MRL) is the “landlord-tenant law” for mobilehome parks, which, like landlord-tenant law and other Civil Code provisions, are enforced in a court of law. The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) does not have authority to enforce violations of the MRL.
Senate Select Committee on Manufactured Home Communities
For the 2018 edition, there are two new amendments to the Mobilehome Residency Law (MRL). (See Civil Code §798.28, §798.34, §799.9 and Health & Safety §18107). Legislation of significance signed by the governor not amending the MRL include SB 136 (Leyva), and SB 329 (Leyva). 2017 was the first year of the implementation of AB 587, Mobilehome Registration Fee and Tax Waiver Program. The fee waiver application and instructions are included at the end of this booklet. Mobilehome owners can get more information at RegisterYourMobilehomeCA.org or by calling 800-952-8356.
Tue, Jan 16, 2018 – On Tue, Dec 12, 2017, residents from Knolls Lodge Mobile Home Park and Knolls Manor filed a Civil Lawsuit (Case No: YC072532, YC072533) against the Kort & Scott companies that own their parks including Sierra Corporate Management. James C. Allen of ASK Law Group is the attorney/law firm representing the residents.
This is a new Civil Lawsuit filing and there are no documents available online yet. The MHPHOA will be monitoring the progress of this lawsuit and will post additional information as it becomes available.
Mon, Jan 15, 2018 –
We regret that we have had to cancel the 2018 Convention. However, the good news is that we are exploring ideas for putting on a series of “Mini-Conferences” in various areas of the State instead! We will keep you posted through our website GSMOL.org.
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.
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
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.