Recent Posts in Mobile Home Law

  • 15-Nov-2017

    Mobile Home Park Inspections: What Should I Expect?

    Over 21 million Americans live in mobile homes throughout the country. This accounts for nearly 8% of the country’s population. Many of these homes were not built up to current wind standards. With all the recent hurricanes taking place ...
  • 8-Nov-2017

    Does a Mobile Home Park Owner Have to Meet with Residents to Discuss Disputes?

    When it comes to disputes between tenants and landlords, there are procedures that must be followed by both parties in order for any resolutions to be considered legal. Mobile home park owners are required by law to provide a process for establishing ...
  • 25-Sep-2017

    Can the Mobile Home Park Owner Evict Me?

    In California, the rights of mobile home residents are strictly enforced in order to protect park inhabitants and owners alike. If your mobile park owner threatens to evict you, know that they may only do so with a just cause. Not only must an owner ...
  • 14-Sep-2017

    Is Your Mobile Home Park Violating the Fair Housing Act?

    In California, the Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of housing based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. In addition to this, the Act also prohibits discrimination based on a person’s ...
  • 7-Sep-2017

    Mobile Home Park Closure & Conversion: Know Your Rights

    Many people are affected when a mobile home park closes or converts its operation. In this blog, we explain what mobile home park tenants can expect during these transitions and how to protect their legal rights. Notice of Closure California laws ...
  • 5-Sep-2017

    Evictions: Do I Have a Case Against My Mobile Home Park Owner?

    People who own a mobile home or rent a lot in a mobile home park, are considered to be mobile home park tenants. In order for these people to be evicted from their homes, special rules must first be followed. In this blog, we explain the process for ...
  • 27-Mar-2017

    Residents of California Hawaiian Mobile Estates Settle Case for $9,900,000

    In 2007, the residents of the California Hawaiian Mobile Estates decided that they’d had enough. Their park, once well-maintained and beautiful, had become a rundown eyesore. Park lighting was held up by rebar and duct tape. The clubhouse was ...
  • 15-Feb-2017

    Why You Should Never Sign a Lease Once You Are a Park Resident

    When a mobile home park resident moves into a park, they are required to sign a lease. This is the only lease a resident is ever required to sign and it should be the only lease ever signed. It may not shock you to learn that the lease offered by the ...
  • 10-Feb-2017

    What Are My Rights as a Mobile Home Owner?

    Mobile home laws vary across state lines. What may be true for mobile home lots in Florida, may not be true for lots in Kansas or Washington. Your rights as a California mobile home owner start with the California Mobile Home Residency Law (MRL). ...
  • 6-Feb-2017

    What Do I Need to Know About the California Mobile Home Residency Law?

    Starting in the 1950s, mobile homes were used as an inexpensive housing option for people who wanted to own their homes. As of 2013, around 20 million Americans live in mobile homes across the United States. In California, one of the most populous ...
  • 19-Jan-2017

    Mobile Home Case to Change California Law

    The residents of a San Diego mobile home park, Terrace View Mobile Home Estates (“Terrace View”), recently won a case which will change the law in California. For the first time, a jury found that a park owner may not charge unreasonable ...
  • 7-Jul-2016

    Jury Awards $58,389,000 to Households of Terrace View Mobile Home Park

    On July 6, 2016, a San Diego civil jury awarded $58,389,000 to 10 households of the Terrace View Mobile Home Park. For more information on this success, read our press release: ...

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