You are cordially invited to join us on Maui and
take part in excellent educational opportunities at the
2020 WMA Spring Seminar, March 28 through April 4.
Educational seminars are held each morning, with the afternoons
free for exploration. Take a look at the optional activities we
have planned for you! All activities have limited seated so
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.
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.
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
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.
During a visit to Clayton Homes as part of the “Driving
Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour,” U.S. Department
of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson
announced a final rule on formaldehyde emissions for
manufactured homes, and a proposed rule to revise the
federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards to
expedite construction and update safety requirements for carbon
monoxide detectors in manufactured housing.
March – Fair Housing and MRL Compliance
This seminar will focus on keeping parks in compliance with
current Fair Housing Law while addressing the balance needed to
stay in compliance with the Mobilehome Residency Law (MRL)
Sacramento – March 12 San Diego – March 17 Ontario – March 18 Burbank – March 19 Rohnert Park – March 24 Milpitas – March 25
Housing Communities Association online at www.wma.org.
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