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If you have residents with unpaid rent during the AB 3088 Protected Period, March-August, 2020 you MUST send the attached form to the residents by next Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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WMA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Important Information Regarding AB 3088 (Chiu), Tenant Relief Act
By Chris Wysocki, WMA State Legislative Advocate

As you likely know, Assembly Bill 3088 (Chiu), the Tenant, Homeowner and Small Landlord Relief and Stabilization Act of 2020 passed the Legislature on August 31 and was signed into law that same night.  Because this was an urgency bill, the law became effective immediately.

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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.

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Governor signs COVID-19 rental relief measure, takes effect immediately

On August 31, Governor Newsom signed into law AB 3088 (Chiu), which establishes the Tenant, Homeowner and Small Landlord Relief and Stabilization Act of 2020. The bill takes effect immediately.

The following AB 3088 (Chiu) fact sheet and article are provided courtesy of the California Apartment Association (CAA):

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HCD ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF MOBILEHOME RESIDENCY LAW PROTECTION PROGRAM (MRLPP) WEBPAGE ON HCD WEBSITE

The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has created a webpage detailing the rollout and implementation of the Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Program (MRLPP), which went into effect on July 1.

Please click on the link below to view the announcement regarding the Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Program with a link to the new program’s webpage on HCD’s website: 

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$50 Million Spent On Campaigns For And Against Proposition 21

The California Apartment Association representing landlords oppose Prop. 21, claiming it will make the crisis worse because investors won’t want to build new apartments.

“Opponents say the very fact that you do rent control will actually reduce the number of rental units and reduce the investment in rental housing and affordable housing,” says Fernando Guerra, a Political Science Professor at Loyola Marymount University. “While the intention is good, the reality is that it’ll make the rental environment even much worse and actually end up increasing rent.

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Some Camp Fire survivors feel pushed out of rebuilding as more fires threaten

On the ridge, some Camp Fire survivors who cannot afford to rebuild and still live in trailers are feeling pushed out of the town, watching friends face fines and evictions.

Those who haven’t started rebuilding after the Camp Fire are often still waiting for insurance funds to know if they can afford to stay, and some say they were not able to get permits in time before the Town Council suspended those for temporary use camping.

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Mobilehome Rent Review Commissioners approve rent increase for Valley View Mobile Home Park

On Sept. 22, the Yucaipa Mobilehome Rent Review Commissioners met to continue the hearing from Aug. 25, for an increase of rent to the residents of Valley View Mobile Home Park by Augusta Communities, LLC. 

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2020 MCM Webinar Series
2020: Year of the New Normal

Join us for our 2020 MCM Webinar series:

Fair Housing and the MRL – June 16, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm – COMPLETED

Rules and Notices – Business Best Practices During Reopening – July 14, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – COMPLETED

What to Expect During An HCD Inspection: Compliance Readiness – August 11, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – COMPLETED

How to Maintain Positive Customer Service Relationships in the New Normal - September 17, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – COMPLETED

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2020 WMA Virtual Convention & Sponsors’ Forum
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You are invited to the first WMA Virtual Convention & Sponsors’ Forum! As the world continues to adapt, we are not able to come together for the 2020 WMA Convention and Expo. But we believe the need for us to connect, inform and educate is stronger than ever! We also believe in the power of gathering our community to share, inspire, and strengthen our industry is just as important — even if virtually! So we find ourselves with our first ever one-day online Convention & Sponsors’ Forum!

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