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Fair Housing Plan to Assess Fair Housing Choice Topic-Specific Listening Sessions
HCD invites you to attend topic-specific listening sessions on fair housing in California

HCD is updating California’s fair housing plan, also known as the Analysis of Impediments (AI) to fair housing choice (background information included below). HCD is hosting topic-specific listening sessions.

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Cal OES Storm Season Safety
By Department of Housing and Community Development

HCD is coordinating with the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) to share information with HCD stakeholders regarding the statewide storm impacts anticipated between January 31, 2024, through February 6, 2024. Click here to learn more: Cal OES Storm Season Safety 

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Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Program Updates
By Department of Housing and Community Development

Information Bulletin (IB) 2024-01 supersedes IB 2018-03 and provides notification of recent legislative changes to the Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Act (Act). The IB informs all interested parties of programmatic changes to the Mobilehome Residency Law Protection Program (MRLPP) and the extension of the Act and MRLPP through January 1, 2027. 

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Capitol Update
By Chris Wysocki

2,124 Bills Introduced in 2024

The WMA legislative team and our Legislative Committee are busily going through the 2,124 proposed new laws introduced this year. Even if one were to remove all of the “intent” bills introduced, that still leaves 1,450 “substantive” bills that will be heard in policy committees in the Senate and Assembly over the coming months.

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Capitol Update
By Chris Wysocki

More Legislation Being Introduced

The legislative deadline for new bills to be introduced in 2024 is this Friday, February 16th.  Several hundred pieces of legislation have already been introduced, and it is likely there will be more than 1,500 introduced by the time the week is over.

WMA’s legislative team and Legislative Committee are reviewing bills that would or could affect the manufactured housing community industry. A more detailed analysis will begin next week, so please make sure to stay tuned for future updates. 

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Capitol Update – February 8, 2024
By Chris Wysocki

More Legislation Being Introduced

As the deadline of February 16th for lawmakers to introduce legislation quickly approaches, the volume of bills is increasing every day. So far, there have been 495 bills introduced in the Assembly since January 3rd and the Senate has seen 193 bill introductions. 

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Fair Housing Plan to Assess Fair Housing Choice Topic-Specific Listening Sessions
HCD invites you to attend topic-specific listening sessions on fair housing in California

HCD is updating California’s fair housing plan, also known as the Analysis of Impediments (AI) to fair housing choice (background information included below). HCD is hosting topic-specific listening sessions.

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Cal OES Storm Season Safety
By Department of Housing and Community Development

HCD is coordinating with the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) to share information with HCD stakeholders regarding the statewide storm impacts anticipated between January 31, 2024, through February 6, 2024. Click here to learn more: Cal OES Storm Season Safety 

Red Alert

State of Emergency in San Diego County

The County of San Diego experienced the heaviest rainfall in a single day in over 100 years last week.  In response to reports of catastrophic flood damage, Governor Newsom has declared a State of Emergency for the region. This declaration will put tenant protections found in Penal Code 396 into effect. The Governor’s declaration can be found here.

Upcoming Events

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MCM Webinar – Forms and Documents: How, When and Why
Presented by Dan Rudderow, Principal, Rudderow Law Group

Forms and Documents: How, When, and Why

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. 

Please note: The deadline to register is March 15th. 

In this webinar, industry attorney Dan Rudderow will review best practices and take an in-depth look at the “how, when, and why” to use forms required during the day-to-day running of your park, including forms for prospective and new residents, rules and regulations violations, termination of tenancy, and other miscellaneous forms.

Promoted Event For Members

April 4 Coffee Talk – An Overview of the RentSpree Tenant Screening Service
Monthly Zoom Chats - Members Only

WMA hosts a Zoom chat on the first Thursday of each month. These informal discussions focus on trending, pertinent topics. Registration is not required for this free event.

During our video chats, special guests will share information and answer questions.

Join us for the next Coffee Talk, held on Thursday, April 4, 2024, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. 

Promoted Event For Members

March 7 Coffee Talk – An Overview of WMA’s 2024 Legislative Lineup
Monthly Zoom Chats - Members Only

WMA hosts a Zoom chat on the first Thursday of each month. These informal discussions focus on trending, pertinent topics. This free event does not require registration.

During our video chats, special guests will share information and answer questions.

Join us for the next Coffee Talk, which will be held on Thursday, March 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

Chris Wysocki, WMA’s legislative advocate, will discuss WMA’s 2024 legislative lineup. 

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