Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association (WMA) is a nonprofit organization created in 1945 for the exclusive purpose of promoting and protecting the interests of owners, operators and developers of manufactured home communities in California.
Codes and Standards is undergoing a system upgrade. Online services will be unavailable from 7:00 am Friday, October 14th thru 8:00 am Friday, October 21st.
All Codes and Standards Permit offices and Registration and Titling offices will have the ability to process applications Friday, October 14th and Monday, October 17th. Offices will be open to the public to accept paperwork on those dates; however, credit card processing will be unavailable until 8:00 am Friday, October 21st.
WESTERN MANUFACTURED HOUSING COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATIONAugust 17, 2016
Demand for new housing is at an all time high and new housing construction is not keeping pace. Government regulations are also to blame. It can account for up to 30% of the cost of a new home. Now is the time for real and meaningful solutions.
Private landlords who have blanket bans on renting to people with criminal records are in violation of the Fair Housing Act and can be sued and face penalties for discrimination, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development said today as they released new guidance on the issue.
In an effort to educate public policymakers on how mobilehome parks operate and how the misapplication of rent control has contributed to California’s housing crisis, the Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association (WMA) has launched a statewide public education campaign.
By: The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial BoardSeptember 23, 2016, 6:00am
The biggest problem facing California is housing affordability. Rent and home prices are so high that middle-income and low-income households alike often struggle to pay for shelter. In metro Los Angeles, one-fourth of households spends at least half their income on housing. As understood by Gov. Jerry Brown and anyone familiar with how free markets work, the best, most decisive and longest-lasting solution to this problem is to add housing stock.
To be honest, I had some negative reactions myself when I first considered Rancho Benicia. I thought about my friends in Moraga, Walnut Creek, San Francisco and Idaho and felt some misgivings about what they’d say. Good friends of mine, who had lived near me in the condo, moved to Rancho Benicia last year. They worked with an interior designer, and had the entire inside redone in their style. It’s lovely. They refer to their place as a “tindominimum.”
This seminar will focus on upcoming changes to state law and regulations, and how these changes may affect community operations in 2017. We will also review portions of the Mobilehome Residency Law (MRL).
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