Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association (WMA) is a
nonprofit organization created in 1945 for the exclusive purpose
of promoting and protecting the interests of owners, operators
and developers of manufactured home communities in California.
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.
WMA is pleased to report that the most significant threat to our
industry was defeated. Proposition 15, which would have removed
protections afforded to commercial properties from reassessment,
was defeated by California voters by a significant margin.
The WMA PAC’s substantial, financial support of the “No on Prop.
15” campaign played an instrumental role in defeating Proposition
Again, this is a significant victory and welcome news.
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:
Regions of California where hospitals are in danger of overload
will be subject to a new stay-at-home order, with some parts of
the state projected to reach that point later this week, Gov.
Gavin Newsom announced Thursday.
People who live in mobile home parks are in a precarious
position: They own the homes they live in, but rent the space
underneath them. And few receive the protections that other types
of renters enjoy.
In El Dorado County, where a new mobile park owner is offering
decades-long leases, residents fearing displacement are hoping
elected officials step in. While dozens of California counties
and cities have passed protections of their own, few statewide
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.
Housing Communities Association online at www.wma.org.
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