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The New COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

On March 19, 2021, the Governor signed SB 95. COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave.

Employers must start providing this new leave on March 29, 2021.


State of California to Open Online Rental Assistance Portal on March 15, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Mobilehome parkowners and residents can begin applying today for Covid-19-related rental assistance through the State of California. This program, administered by the California Department of Housing and Community Development, will pay eligible parkowners 80% of the past due rent owed by eligible households.

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SB 91 – What You Need to Know

Attention Parkowners: WMA has prepared an informational memo regarding SB 91, which took effect on January 29, 2021.

The new law extends the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act (CTRA), California’s statewide eviction moratorium, through June 30, 2021, and enacts new protections for renters related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This new law also establishes a rental assistance program.

Government Affairs


HCD Releases Updated Guidance to Affirmatively Further Fair Housing and Launches New Fair Housing Data Viewer
Ongoing technical assistance available to all public agencies

This National Fair Housing Month, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to release updated Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Guidance Memo along with a new interactive AFFH Data Viewer.


Information Regarding California Eviction Ban Extension

Attention members: SB 91 was signed into law earlier today. The Act extends eviction protections to COVID-19 impacted tenants and establishes the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program.


WMA Assembles Coalition in Response to Eviction Measures

Assemblymember David Chiu and Senators Anna Caballero and Steve Bradford have introduced AB 15 and 16 and SB 3, respectively. AB 15 (Chiu) extends AB 3088 until the end of 2021 and SB 3 (Caballero) extends it until the end of March 2021. WMA is opposed to AB 15 and supports SB 3.

COVID-19 Update


News Mountain View poised to pass mobile home rent control by September

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to prioritize extending rent control to mobile homes, unanimously agreeing to fast-track an ordinance that’s set to come before the council as soon as August. READ MORE


Small landlords left struggling when renters stop paying

Economists say small property owners have been uniquely pinched by the pandemic as renters move out or stop paying. Despite a federally mandated mortgage forbearance and $2.6 billion in rental relief from the state, some landlords who slip through the cracks wonder how much longer they can absorb the costs. READ MORE


Watching Mobile Home Owners’ Back

No Doubt, Ranch Cordova has the back of mobile home park residents. At the February 1 City Council Meeting, members discussed at length how they could assume the responsibility of administering to the needs for nine parks in the city as rental increases and poorly kept grounds have sparked concern.



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2021 MCM Webinar Series
Registration Now Open!

In 2021 we will continue MCM educational events in an online webinar format. We hope to be back to in-person seminars in early 2022. We will have four webinars this year, with 4.5 units available for participation in each. This will allow MCM candidates to gain 18 units in 2021, the same as in-person participation. This year’s topics are:

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
March 16, 2021 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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