News - Around the state

News - Around the state

A Tropical Garden Getting Flipped?

By Kelsey Brugger | Source | Six months after area investors bought A Tropical Garden, an Eastside trailer park, about a dozen tenants have moved out. Tenants claim the property has not been properly maintained, and eight trailers ​of the 52 ​are vacant. Now, it... read more

Alameda County lowers cap on mobile home park rent increases

Proposal allows park owners to reset rents for vacated spaces By Darin Moriki | Source | OAKLAND — A nearly two-year effort to strike a balance between unincorporated Alameda County mobile home park owners and renters may be coming to an end soon after county... read more

Mobile home park owner challenges Measure V in court

By Will Houston | Source | A Sacramento company has filed a civil complaint challenging Humboldt County’s recently approved mobile home rent control ordinance, Measure V. The complaint filed by Ocean West Investors LLC claims the implementation of Measure V as... read more

Arcata City Council approves draft ordinance for rent control

By Natalya Estrada | Source | The Arcata City Council voted 3-1 to approve a draft ordinance on rent control for mobile home parks based of Humboldt County‘s Measure V, which was approved by voters in November, at a council meeting on Wednesday evening. Councilman... read more

Resident group at Blue Pacific MHP Purchases Park

by David Loop, GSMOL Vice President for Resident Owned Communities The resident group at Blue Pacific MHP, Aptos, CA purchased their park through the residents’ mutual benefit corporation, Blue Pacific Mobile Home Owners’ Association (BPHOA). The purchase arose... read more