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New Tenant Screening Service Introduced!

WMA is pleased to announce we have partnered with RentSpree to offer state-of-the-art, turnkey tenant screening services – make your background checks easy, affordable and reliable with the click of your mouse! Please click here for more information on this exciting new WMA benefit.

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The Fee and Tax Waiver Program for Unregistered Mobilehomes
AB 587 implemented by HCD.

People who purchased a mobilehome or manufactured home but didn’t receive the necessary title to the property now have a chance to properly register their homes with the new Fee and Tax Waiver Program – and avoid paying hundreds or even thousands of dollars in state and local taxes, fees and penalties.

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No on Prop 10

Proposition 10 will make California’s housing crisis worse.

Proposition 10 is the wrong solution for a state that desperately needs to create more affordable housing for middle class families. We should vote NO on Prop 10.

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Red Alert

Governor signs AB 3066 (Stone)
Gut and Amend of last year's AB 1269 (Stone)

AB 3066 (Stone) was signed by Governor Brown on September 26, 2018. 

We will have more information in coming months on how this will be implemented and we’ll have a discussion during the new laws seminar at the WMA Convention and Expo. Here are some basic highlights:

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Bills of Interest

This section tracks WMA’s bills of interest as they make their way through the legislative process.

In the News

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Is rent control the answer to sky-high prices? Bay Area voters skeptical

A rent-controlled apartment in the Bay Area is a coveted find that tenants will hang onto as long as possible. So why is a California ballot measure that would allow cities to expand rent control not just losing here, but trailing by a wider margin than it is statewide?

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‘Split roll’ tax measure to weaken Prop. 13 qualifies for California ballot

Coming to an election near you in 2020: the future of Proposition 13, California’s landmark law limiting property taxes.

Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced Monday that an initiative to scale back the protections for commercial and industrial properties is eligible for the November 2020 ballot. The proponents, led by a coalition of civil rights groups and community organizations, could still decide before then not to move forward with the measure.

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St. Helena City Council moves ahead with Vineyard Valley rent stabilization

Facing opposition from the owners of Vineyard Valley Mobile Home Park and many of its residents, the St. Helena City Council is moving ahead with a rent stabilization ordinance that would limit rent increases in the park.

An ordinance would cap rent increases for park residents on short-term leases of one year or less. Residents would be able to choose between a short-term lease that would be subject to rent stabilization or a long-term contract that would not.

Upcoming Events

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2019 Update of New Laws Registration Now Open!
Dates & Locations

This seminar will focus on changes to the Mobilehome Residency Law (MRL), as well as other changes in state law and regulations, and how those changes will affect community operations in 2019.

Six units of MCM credit can be earned upon a passing grade on the exam that will be administered at the end of the seminar. Seminar hours are 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Lunch is included.

Sacramento – January 10th

Irvine – January 16th

Universal City – January 17th

San Diego – January 23rd

Ontario – January 24th

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2018 WMA Convention & Expo
Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa in Henderson, NV

Navigating the Challenges of Change
 

Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa
2300 Paseo Verde Parkway
Henderson, NV 89052
Reservations: 866.782.9487
Group Name: GCIWMA
Hotel: 702.617.7777

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