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 mandate numerous things that a park owner must do before
closing a mobile home park. Among these things, landlords are required
to give tenants notice that the mobile home park is going close, or that
the park’s uses will change. If you get such a notice, you should
immediately consult with an experienced lawyer. Your park’s owner,
relocation consultant, and local government are not going to look out
for your interests. Having experienced legal representation by your side
can help ensure that all of your rights are protected.
Can the Owner Close Down The Mobile Home Park?
Landowners generally have the right to cease the operation of a mobile
home park. However, there are rules in place to help minimize the impact
on tenants. Owners have to comply with all state and local relocation
laws before they can start to close a mobile home park. This includes
providing tenants with assistance for finding a new place to live.
Tenant Impact Report
A park owner must complete a Tenant Impact Report before closing, converting,
or changing the use of a mobile home park. This report analyzes the impact
of a park’s closure on the tenants who will have to relocate and
is intended to address all the adverse consequences of the park’s
closure. This includes assessing the demographics of the park's resident
population, exploring alternative housing options, and suggesting reasonable
compensation. You should consult with a lawyer before completing the Tenant
Is your mobile home park facing closure or conversion? Contact our San Diego mobile home attorneys
to find out how we can help you today.