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Thu, Jun 28, 2018 –
The owners of Willits Mobile Home Park and many park residents attended Wednesday’s City Council meeting to make their voices heard about raises in rent, alleged issues with the new management company Boa Vida, and a potential rent stabilization ordinance. There was standing room only at the meeting.
After much discussion, City Council decided not to move forward with implementing a rent stabilization ordinance.
Mon, Jun 25, 2018 –
Tonight’s City Council meeting will cover topics that have been hot button issues in Willits dating back to December. On the agenda is a rent stabilization ordinance for Willits Mobile Home Park, formerly known as Wagon Wheel Mobile Home Park, and other mobile home parks in the area.
Complaints were issued at the February 18 meeting by residents of the Willits Mobile Home Park due to conditions set by the new management, the Boa Vida Communities, including rent raises of $110 per month and allegedly unfair rules regarding weeds, overgrown lawns, and clutter, according to a report from former interim city manager Bob Perrault.
Mon, Jun 25, 2018 –
Capital One provided a $19.1 mil Fannie Mae flexible-rate loan to refinance Starlight Mobile Home Park, a 162-unit manufactured housing community (MHC) in El Cajon, CA, a city 17 miles east of downtown San Diego.
Starlight was originally developed in 1963 and has a clubhouse, pool, spa, and central laundry. No additional communities are anticipated in the general area due to zoning restrictions, land costs, and difficulty in obtaining construction financing.
The sponsor, Kort & Scott Financial Group, is the 13th largest owner and operator of MHCs in the country. Since its founding in 1989, the company has acquired over 9,500 MHC units and currently manages a portfolio of properties in Arizona, California, Colorado, and New Mexico. Capital One’s Chad Thomas Hagwood originated the transaction.
The 10-year structured adjustable rate mortgage has five years of interest-only payments, followed by amortization on a 30-year schedule.
Thu, Jun 14, 2018 –
On June 14, 2018, the attorneys at Western Center on Law & Poverty honored Julie L. Fieber at Fair Shake in Los Angeles. Fieber was recognized for her excellent work on Cruz v. Sierra Corporate Management. The case is a class action on behalf of low income residents of a Redwood City mobile home park over illegal and fraudulent rental practices by the park owner. The suit seeks to compel the park owner’s compliance with state and local rent ordinances to protect the homes of this vulnerable population.
Western Center was formed in 1967 by a passionate group of attorneys and legal scholars from USC, UCLA and Loyola law schools who sought to create a unique organization, driven by the belief that low-income Californians deserve the finest possible legal representation before every institution that shapes their lives.
Wed, Jun 6, 2018 – Alexander Segal, the Acquisitions Director for Kort & Scott Financial Group (KSFG) registered two (2) new DBAs; Fountains La Verne MHP Associates LP and Fountains La Verne Uppertier Associates LLC.
Suspicion: We are aware of one (1) mobile home park in California that contains the name Fountains that appears to qualify as a potential purchase and that is The Fountains Mobile Home Park (286 Spaces, 55+) located at 3530 Damien Avenue, La Verne, California 91750.
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.
Sometimes, in mobilehome parks, disputes can arise between mobilehome/manufactured homeowners and park management. To help resolve some of these disputes, California created the Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Program (MRLPP) through the Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Act of 2018, Assembly Bill 3066 (Chapter 774, Statutes of 2018).
Must be a mobilehome / manufactured homeowner residing in a permitted mobilehome park.
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 assistance to help resolve and coordinate resolution of the most severe alleged violations of the Mobilehome Residency Law. Visit the How to Submit a Complaint page for details on ways to submit your complaint to HCD.