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FEMA Aid Information

Attn: Property Managers

If your property was impacted by the fires in Butte, Lake, Napa, Mendocino, Sonoma and Yuba counties, your tenants are eligible to be reimbursed for damages or losses (such as evacuation and relocation costs) through FEMA. These counties have been part of federal or state disaster declarations. 

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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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Governor Brown Vetoes AB 1269

WMA is pleased to report that Governor Brown vetoed AB 1269 (Stone). Please read his veto message.


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

In the News


Mobile home residents seek rent control

Barely a year old, Mountain View’s experiment with rent control has already faced a withering gauntlet of controversy and legal scuffles. Now it’s being primed for a dramatic expansion.

On Dec. 4, the city’s Rental Housing Commission is scheduled to consider expanding the Mountain View’s restrictions covering apartment rents to encompass the city’s six mobile home parks. The proposal could bring an estimated 1,100 more homes under the aegis of the city’s new tenant protections.


Mobile home owners face hidden risks

More than 500,000 California families find their path to affordable home ownership through the purchase of a mobile home or manufactured home, but an estimated one-third lack proper title and registration – putting each of those homeowners at risk.

In an effort to encourage all mobile and manufactured homeowners to secure proper title, the state is offering a limited-time program that waives many back fees and taxes.


San Luis Obispo mobile home park debuts ‘tiny house’

When you take a right turn off Higuera Street and onto South Street in San Luis Obispo, you’ll quickly come upon the Village Mobile Home Park. What used to be dotted with dozens of 1950s mobile homes and trailers is now being transformed into energy-efficient manufactured homes, mobile homes, and one tiny home.

For $1,100 a month, the 190 square foot house, which is classified as a recreational vehicle, will give a tenant pretty much everything an apartment could, with the addition of a yard and two parking spaces. The only catch, it’s much smaller. 

Upcoming Events

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2018 Update of New Laws
Dates and Locations

This seminar will focus on changes to the Mobilehome Residency Law (MRL), as well as other changes in state laws and regulations and how these changes will affect community operations in 2018.

Sacramento – January 9th
Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova
11211 Point East Drive
Sacramento, CA 95742

Universal City – January 11th
Hilton Los Angeles Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Dr.
Universal City, CA 91608

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2018 WMA Spring Seminar
The Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa, Kauai, HI

The Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa, Kauai, HI

April 28 through May 5

1571 Poipu Road
Koloa, HI 96756
(808) 742-1234


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