News - Around the state

News - Around the state

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

By Mike Harris | Source | A class-action rent-control settlement has been reached between 42 elderly, low-income residents of the Ranch Mobile Home Park in downtown Thousand Oaks and the park’s owner. Under the settlement approved by Ventura County Superior... read more

Ojai Valley Estates turns back rent challenge

By Deane Sargent Pictures by Timothy Teague The resident group at Ojai Valley Estates, Ojai, CA is pleased to announce that they have successfully defended their rent control status from a Discretionary Rent Increase Application by their park owner. The park owner... read more

County looks for zone to call mobile homes

By Sara Hayden | Source | San Mateo County planners are seeking to establish a new Mobile Home Zoning District in unincorporated areas including Moss Beach’s Pillar Ridge Manufactured Home Community, which is now zoned as highway frontage. “The county recognizes, as... read more

Patti Rose: Ocean West fights the will of voters

[ED. NOTE: Patti Rose is a GSMOL Associate Manager. This editorial was published on Mad River Union.] | Source | It is hard for me to watch the legal challenges to Measure V unfold as Ocean West, LLC, in McKinleyville began to sue the county after Measure V’s... read more

Palo Alto paves way for change in Buena Vista ownership

By Jacqueline Lee | Source | The Palo Alto City Council unanimously voted Monday to redraw the lot lines in Buena Vista Mobile Home Park and adjacent commercial property in preparation for an ownership change. The revision paves the way for the County of Santa Clara... read more

Mobile home park residents get advice on the law

By Ariel Carmona Jr. | Source | Approximately 60 residents at the Willits and Valley Oaks mobile home parks gathered at the Harrah Senior Center Thursday for the second straight month to meet with representatives from a mobile home residency advocacy group. The... read more

Hundreds attend contentious rent review meeting

By Rachel S. Gustsuon and Manny Sandoval | Source | Parking wasn’t the only issue at the Yucaipa Mobilehome Rent Review Commission public hearing on Tuesday, July 18, as hundreds attended the mobilehome rent hearings for the rent increase proposal for Carriage Trade... read more