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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.

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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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AB 1482 Rent Cap Analysis

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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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Prop. 13 overhaul gets friendly summary from California attorney general

A new effort to revise California’s landmark Proposition 13 would boost taxes on large corporations and businesses, but opponents are complaining that’s almost an afterthought in the state attorney general’s new title and summary of the proposed initiative. 

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The economists are right: Rent control is bad

RENT CONTROL is back. Economists have long criticized government price controls on apartments, a concept that had its first moment in the 1920s and that some cities reintroduced in a modified form in the 1970s. Now, decades later, California and Oregon are moving forward with statewide rent-control laws. READ MORE

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Bernie Sanders’ $2.5-trillion ‘Housing for All’ plan aims to add millions of homes and a national rent cap

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders released a $2.5-trillion housing policy plan on Tuesday that aims to end homelessness in the U.S. and enact a national cap on annual rent increases. READ MORE

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