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.
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
Attention Parkowners: WMA has prepared an
informational memo regarding SB 91, which took effect on January
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
This National Fair Housing Month, the California Department of
Housing and Community Development (HCD) is pleased to release
updated Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing
Memo along with a new interactive AFFH Data
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
March 16, 2021 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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