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Deadline Approaching for Homeowners Affected by Natural Disasters in 2017 and 2018 to Apply for Grants to Rebuild ReCoverCA awards of up to $500,000 help address unmet construction needs
By Department of Housing and Community Development

Resources are still available to help California homeowners affected by the 2017 and 2018 wildfires and other natural disasters rebuild their homes. However, the deadline to apply for these funds is quickly approaching. READ MORE


HCD Launches New Codes and Standards Online Services Portal

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to announce the launch of a new, user-friendly online portal — Codes and Standards Online Services (C&S OS). C&S OS is designed for the public, HCD business partners, and Codes and Standards customers to access many HCD services online. 

Government Affairs


Capitol Update – September 15, 2023
By Chris Wysocki


Late last night, the Assembly and Senate concluded its business for the year and is in recess until January 3, 2024.

Over the past year, WMA saw its share of victories, which included stopping several harmful bills (at least for the year). Unlike previous legislative years, none of the measures WMA helped stop for the year were resurrected through a maneuver that allows stalled bills to be inserted at the last minute without thorough policy analysis. 


Mobilehome Park and Special Occupancy Park Local Enforcement Agency Assumption Process
By Department of Housing and Community Development

Information Bulletin 2022-12 is issued pursuant to Senate Bill 1307 (Chapter 669, Statutes of 2022) and informs interested parties of the process for a city, county, or city and county to assume enforcement responsibility for the Mobilehome Parks Act and Special Occupancy Parks Act on behalf of HCD.



Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Program
Information/ Q & A Sheet

The Mobilehome Residency Protection Program (MRLPP) was enacted in January 2019. It charges the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) to administer the program and begin billing parkowners $10 per permitted space. Click here to read more on how the program works and how it will affect your park.

In the News


HUD Introduces Office of Manufactured Housing Programs as New, Independent Office Within Housing
Office now reports directly to the Assistant Secretary for Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Housing is announcing that it has created a new Office of Manufactured Housing Programs as an independent office reporting directly to Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner Julia Gordon.


Rent control is the wrong solution to the problem of high housing costs

Helping our neighbors is one of the core foundations of American life. Whenever possible we want to find ways to ease the burden of those around us. Which is why so many people feel inclined to support policies such as “rent control.” Stability in housing pricing sounds like a positive solution. The problem is — sustainable legislative solutions are never that simple. ARTICLE


Banning City Council declines its support of state mobile home rent control measure
Record Gazette

After lengthy discussion, Banning City Council votes to not issue letter of endorsement for AB 1035. READ MORE…

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2024 Update on New Laws Virtual Session
Presented by Candy Holcombe, Joseph Carroll, and Ed McDonald

2024 Update of New Laws Virtual Session

  • New Laws Effective January 2024
  • How to Navigate New Processes 



Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
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Member Bootcamp Now Available!
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This unique continued education opportunity is designed to introduce individuals to the Manufactured Housing Community industry. The course is open-ended and can be taken at any time at the individual’s convenience.

There are five two-hour courses which should be taken in the following order:

– Introduction into the Mobilehome Residency Law, Title 25, Chapter 2, and the Mobilehome Parks Act
– The Role of Management
– Infrastructure/Maintenance
– Rules
– Fair Housing

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