News - Around the state

News - Around the state

Affordability crisis hits LA’s trailer parks

By Rina Palta | Source | Los Angeles County officials say rising rents and low vacancy rates aren’t limited to rental apartments— the affordability crisis is now hitting the region’s mobile home parks. In response, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors will... read more

Council takes first vote on Vallejo mobile home rent control

By John Glidden | Source | Rent stabilization for mobile home parks may soon return to the city. The Vallejo City Council voted 6-0 during its Oct. 10 meeting to hold on first reading an ordinance which would protect those living in mobile home parks from excessive... read more

Mobile home park residents continue to fight for their rights

By Ariel Carmona Jr. | Source | More than 30 residents from local mobile home parks gathered at the Willits Library to hear a presentation from a couple of Ukiah-based attorneys in the aftermath of demands made by an out of the area management company which has... read more

Purchase to Save Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is Complete

From the City of Palo Alto website | Source | The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) has finalized the purchase of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto, California, paving the way for the Housing Authority and the park’s new operator, Caritas... read more

‘The rent is too damn high!’

From Sonoma Valley Sun | Source | The fight for dignified and affordable homes for all came to Sonoma Plaza on September 22 with the Sonoma Renters Rally, adding local voices to a statewide Renters Week of Action. “Renters deserve a life free from constant fear of... read more

Housing advocates will rally at Sonoma Plaza

By Sonoma Index-Tribune Staff | Source | Housing advocates will rally on the Sonoma Plaza on Friday, Sept. 22, as part of a national Renters Week of Action and Education. Sonoma Mayor Rachel Hundley and City Council member Amy Harrington will be among the speakers.... read more