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HUD Announces Relief from California Fires
Mobilehome Owners Can Qualify

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced disaster relief assistance for the victims of the devastating fires in California.

Manufactured home owners are among those who have been impacted by the fires. 

Please click here for the full announcement from HUD.


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


HUD Issues Guidance On Use Criminal Records by Landlords
HUD Warns Against Blanket Bans of Ex-Offenders

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.



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‘Split-roll’ backers will refile tax initiative in expensive rewrite

Organizers of a 2020 “split-roll” initiative that would generate billions of dollars through higher commercial property taxes intend to scrap a ballot proposal they’ve already qualified and file a new version Tuesday that provides additional protections for small businesses and other changes aimed at boosting voter support.




Walters: Labor’s Prop 13 overhaul is getting a makeover

Ever since Proposition 13, California’s iconic property tax limit, was passed by voters in 1978, unions and their political allies have yearned to either repeal or modify it. After years of cogitation, they gathered enough voter signatures to put their “Schools and Communities First” measure on the ballot.


Editorial: Why California Legislature should kill rent control bill
Economists agree rent control doesn’t work and will only exacerbate the housing crisis

California voters made their views on rent control clear last November when they rejected Proposition 10 by nearly 20 percentage points.

While Californians face an unprecedented housing crisis, they understood that rent control doesn’t work. Period. Instead, it discourages development that’s essential for bringing down housing prices.

Apparently Gov. Gavin Newsom and Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, didn’t get the message.

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2019 MCM Courses Now Available
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TOPIC: Business Best Practices & Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

The morning session of this seminar will include business best practices in important areas such as: “Becoming a Customer Service Rock Star!”; “Financial Health: How and When to Store Financial Information”; “Using Forms Like a Boss”; “Technology and Social Media: Limit Your Liability with Internet Literacy”; “Creating a Positive Work Environment”.

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2019 WMA Convention & Expo
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

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Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Reno, NV

When it comes to hotels in Reno, no place offers the degree of accommodation options, amenities, dining, and entertainment that Grand Sierra Resort does. Lying in the heart of Truckee Meadows near Lake Tahoe, Grand Sierra Resort features nearly 2,000 hotel rooms and suites, and 11 different dining venues.


Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
2500 East 2nd Street
Reno, NV 89595
Reservations: 800.648.5080
Group Name: WMA Convention & Expo
Hotel: 775.789.2000


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