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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.

MHPHOA 2018 MRL in HTML
MHPHOA 2018 MRL FAQs in HTML

2018 California Mobilehome Residency Law

Thu, Jan 25, 2018 – 2018 California Mobilehome Residency Law Handbooks are now available.

From the Senate Select Committee on Manufactured Home Communities:

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

From the 2018 MRL Introduction:

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.

2018 California Mobilehome Residency Law

2018 California MRL

  • File Type: PDF
  • Pages: 131
  • Size: 2.85MB

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.


  • Address: 23701 South Western Avenue, Torrance, California 90501
  • County: Los Angeles
  • Phone: 310-326-1000
  • Spaces: 257
  • Type: Family
  • 2018 Space Rent: $1,600
  • Refinanced: Jun 2005, Amount: $94,700,000, 4/6 MHP Package
    Loan Type: Fannie Mae FRM, Chad Thomas Hagwood
  • Refinanced: Dec 2013, Amount: $158,000,000, 4/8 MHP Package
    Loan Type: Fannie Mae FRM, Chad Thomas Hagwood
  • Management: Sierra Corporate Management
  • DBA: Knolls Lodge GP Corp, Knolls Lodge LP
  • DBA Filing: Jan 2002, Oct 2002

  • Address: 24200 Walnut Street, Torrance, California 90501
  • County: Los Angeles
  • Phone: 310-326-1000
  • Spaces: 73
  • Type: Family
  • 2018 Space Rent: $1,600
  • Refinanced: Jun 2005, Amount: $94,700,000, 5/6 MHP Package
    Loan Type: Fannie Mae FRM, Chad Thomas Hagwood
  • Refinanced: Dec 2013, Amount: $158,000,000, 5/8 MHP Package
    Loan Type: Fannie Mae FRM, Chad Thomas Hagwood
  • Management: Sierra Corporate Management
  • DBA: Knolls Lodge GP Corp, Knolls Lodge LP
  • DBA Filing: Jan 2002, Oct 2002

2018 GSMOL Convention – Cancelled

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.

Why Come to the GSMOL Convention?

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.

GSMOL

NEW MRL Protection Program

Thu, Jul 2, 2020 – The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to announce the Mobilehome Assistance Center is now accepting complaints from mobilehome / manufactured homeowners for issues within mobilehome parks related to Mobilehome Residency Law violations.

Who Can Submit a Complaint?

Any mobilehome / manufactured homeowner who lives in a mobilehome park.

What Types of Complaints can be Submitted for Consideration?

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.

How Does a Mobilehome/Manufactured Homeowner Submit their Complaint?

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.

Kort & Scott Pay $57 Million
Largest Mobile Home Park Settlement Ever

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.

KSFG Lawsuits
Civil Lawsuits Against Kort & Scott DBAs