News - Around the state

News - Around the state

Mobile park residents shaken by new management demands

By Ariel Carmona Jr. | Source | [WILLITS, Mendocino County] – A group of approximately 65 residents at the Wagon Wheel and Valley Oaks mobile home parks met with city officials in the second of two forums at the Harrah Senior Center Wednesday designed to inform... read more

Ventura bypasses mobile home residents’ concerns

By Leo Lewis | Source | On Feb. 16, the Mobile Home Rent Review Board convened at Ventura City Hall to hear a proposed Capitalization Plan presented by the Rent Administrator, for Buena Ventura Estates, with information supplied by La Cumbre Management and its... read more

Napa senior sues local mobile home community for discrimination

By Maria Sestito | Source | An 80-year-old Napa woman is suing a local mobile home community for discrimination, saying that the manager didn’t want her to live there because she thought the woman was “crazy.” The woman, Aida Nunez, is being backed by Fair Housing... read more

City Trying to Abate Mobile Home Park Panic

By Kelsey Brugger | Source | SANTA BARBARA – In January of 2016, residents at Flamingo Mobile Home Park panicked [fearing] they would soon be homeless. The Cacique Street trailer park had just gone on the market for $10 million. Today, the park has still not... read more

Pinto Lake mobilehome park owner sues Santa Cruz County

By Jondi Gumz | Source | WATSONVILLE >> Residents of Pinto Lake Mobile Estates, a 177-home community, were relieved in March when a Santa Cruz County hearing officer ruled against the owner’s 2016 request for a $211-a-month special rent increase. Now the owner, Pinto... read more

Santa Clarita Holds Off On Mobile Home Park Changes

Santa Clarita City Council members held off on changes that could make it easier to raise rents on mobile home parks, after another lengthy discussion. Posted by Perry Smith | Source | Santa Clarita is still moving forward with the intent of eliminating a panel that... read more

Seniors fear Antioch mobile home park will accept all ages

By Rowena Coetsee | Source | ANTIOCH — Dozens of seniors flocked to City Hall on Tuesday urging council members to prevent the owners of their mobile home park from opening it up to all ages. Residents of the 150-unit Vista Diablo Mobile Estates packed the council... read more

Letters to the Editor regarding Arcata Rent Control Ordinance

Source Arcata helps mobile home owners A heartfelt thanks goes out to the City Council of Arcata for all their hard work in drafting an ordinance to stabilize rents in the city’s mobile home parks. And especially to David Loya and his staff who have been working on... read more

Vocal residents debate mobile home park politics

By Gina Ender | Source | [ SANTA CLARITA ] Opinionated mobile home park residents voiced their concerns with changes to the mobile home park municipal code at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Municipal Code 6.02, originally implemented in 1990, serves to ensure... read more