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Part II – California Housing Crisis: The Failed Policy of Rent Control
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Part II – California Housing Crisis: The Failed Policy of Rent Control

Did you know millionaires are eligible for rent control housing in California? Yes, it’s a fact. Rent controlled mobilehomes are NOT means tested. This is why some waterfront mobile homes are selling for over $4 million in Malibu, California! This really underscores how misdirected some public policy can be when trying to find real solutions to California’s housing crisis.

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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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Palo Alto appeals judge’s order in Buena Vista case

The city of Palo Alto will appeal a judge’s order reversing the City Council’s decision in 2015 to allow property owners to close the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park.

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Milpitas: Mayor looks to have council discuss rent control in 2017

The issue of rent control — which was given new life in the Bay Area this past November with resident-backed ballot measures in five cities — is expected to come before Milpitas’ elected officials this year, if newly elected Mayor Richard Tran has anything to say about it. 

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California’s housing affordability problems ‘as bad as they’ve ever been in the state’s history,’ housing director says

California’s housing affordability challenges remain daunting and continue to increase, according to  a draft report from the state’s Department of Housing and Community Development  released Tuesday.

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2017 Update of New Laws REGISTRATION CLOSING SOON!

This seminar will focus on changes to the Mobilehome Residency Law (MRL), as well as other changes in state law and regulations, and how these changes will affect community operations in 2017.  

We will also review portions of the MRL. Six units of MCM credit can be earned upon a passing grade on the exam administered at the end of the seminar. Seminar hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lunch is included. All details can be found on our website at www.wma.org. Register now!

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