Mobile Home Owner News – Apr 2020
Resident curated mobile home owners news and information for residents of California Mobile Home Parks managed by Sierra Corporate Management (SCM) and owned by a Kort & Scott Financial Group (KSFG) company. The MHPHOA also provides news coverage for California Mobile Home Parks not owned by KSFG.
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Tue, Apr 28, 2020 –
The BoaVida Group, owner and operator of mobile home and RV communities across the country, has acquired the Lamplighter Mobile Home Park in San Antonio for $11.25 million, adding 232 spaces to the California-based company’s portfolio.
This is the first of several acquisitions we are planning in the Lone Star state, said BoaVida’s Eli Weiner, whose company over the past year has purchased more than $150 million in properties, including 3,531 spaces in 36 parks. The rapid pace of acquisitions is continuing through the COVID-19 scare, with the company looking for fewer, but larger opportunities this year, probably 20 to 25 parks with a total value of $120 million. We are working with brokers in markets across the country, and, with the ability to move quickly, we make it easy for them and their sellers.
The BoaVida Group is the investment arm of a family of companies including BoaVida Communities, BoaVida RV Parks and Resorts, BoaVida Homes and BoaVida Funds. Together, they own and operate over 100 mobile home and recreational vehicle parks and resorts encompassing 10,000+ spaces nationwide. Founder Eli Weiner began in the industry 20 years ago and now oversees investor assets exceeding $470 million.
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Interactive Maps and Dashboards
Fri, Apr 3, 2020 (Updated Tue, Apr 28, 2020) – Curated list of COVID-19 trackers with interactive maps and dashboards for U.S. and World statistics.
What does COVID-19 stand for? From the CDC…
The name of this disease is Coronavirus Disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for Corona, ‘VI’ for Virus, and ‘D’ for Disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV.
Causes of Death By Day USA 2020
These are up-to-date values for Rt, a key measure of how fast the virus is growing. It’s the average number of people who become infected by an infectious person. If Rt is above 1.0, the virus will spread quickly. When Rt is below 1.0, the virus will stop spreading.
The COVID Tracking Project
The COVID Tracking Project collects and publishes the most complete testing data available for US states and territories.
When Will COVID-19 End
This site provides continuous predictive monitoring of COVID-19 developments as a complement to monitoring confirmed cases. SIR (susceptible-infected-recovered) model is regressed with data from different countries to estimate the pandemic life cycle curves and predict when the pandemic might end in respective countries and the world, with codes from Milan Batista and data from Our World in Data. Given the rapidly changing situations, the predictive monitors are updated daily with the latest data.
CDC – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) U.S. – World Map
The CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) Coronavirus. The outbreak first started in Wuhan, China, but cases have been identified in a growing number of other locations internationally, including the United States.
WHO – Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Dashboard
The WHO Emergency Public Dashboard is an interactive web-based application. It provides a snapshot of events and emergencies being responded to by WHO worldwide. It also includes information available to the public through official websites like WHO or Ministry of Health websites relating to public health emergencies.
Johns Hopkins CSSE – Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases
Track Reported Cases of COVID-19. Use this interactive web-based map to track cases of the virus around the world. In an effort to provide you with the most up-to-date information the COVID-19 Global Case Tracker is updated frequently.
Worldometer Coronavirus Updates
Confirmed Cases and Deaths by Country, Territory, or Conveyance. The charts are updated after the close of the day in GMT+0. Latest data is provisional, pending delayed reporting and adjustments from China’s NHC.
Bing – COVID-19 Tracker
Track COVID-19 local and global coronavirus cases with active, recoveries and death rate on the map, with daily news and video. Data from: CDC, WHO, ECDC, Wikipedia, 24/7 Wall St.
HealthMap – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
This COVID-19 map visualizes a deep and meticulous dataset that is freely accessible to anyone involved in Coronavirus research; something that represents a completely new approach to collecting data and making it readily available during an outbreak.
University of Virginia – COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard
In an effort to support the planning and response efforts for the recent Coronavirus pandemic, the Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing (NSSAC) division of the Biocomplexity Institute and Initiative at the University of Virginia has prepared a visualization tool that provides a unique way of examining data curated by NSSAC, 1point3acres (for USA) and JHU.
University of Washington – Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Map
This online interactive map enables users to track both the global and local trends of the Novel Coronavirus infection since Jan 21, 2020. The supporting dataset is timely collected from multiple official sources and then plotted onto this map.
Los Angeles Times – Tracking Coronavirus in California
The coronavirus pandemic has spread rapidly across California. Experts say the true number of people infected is unknown and likely much higher than official tallies.
The New York Times – Coronavirus in the U.S. – Latest Map and Case Count
This map shows the known locations of Coronavirus cases by county. Circles are sized by the number of people there who have tested positive, which may differ from where they contracted the illness. Sources: State and local health agencies, hospitals and CDC data.
U.S. Coronavirus Cases – Tracking Deaths, Reported Cases by State
The Washington Post is providing this story for free so that all readers have access to this important information about the coronavirus.
GovTrack – COVID-19 in Congress
Tracking Congress’s response to COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus. You’ll find information on legislative actions and Members of Congress who are or have been quarantined, tested positive for COVID-19, or came in contact with someone with COVID-19.
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.
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.
Stop Predatory Park Owners
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.
Civil Lawsuits Against Kort & Scott DBAs