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Monday, Apr 22, 2024

California Mobile Home News & Blog

MHET publishes a blog and monthly newsletter for distribution for mobile home owners living in rental housing communities in the MHET tri-county region.

 

Save Money on Utilities with Synergy

Did you know that there is a company that will help you save on your electric and gas utility costs?  SYNERGY is an Energy and Water Efficiency Contractor that works with homeowners on heating, cooling, water heaters, and insulation. SYNERGY is an authorized...

Insurance Coverage on Mobile Homes – An Update

Mobile home owners are having a difficult time finding insurance coverage due to insurance carriers leaving the State. The California Fair Plan (CFP) is an alternative that provides insurance coverage for mobile homes when traditional insurance is not available. The...

Welcome Spring!

Spring is here, signaling the regrowth of flowers and plants and a start to warmer days. As new life takes root and grows, it’s important to know of different ways we can help and encourage this growth. Here are a few tips this Earth Day to facilitate this! 1. Support...

Springing Into an Early Easter

In 2024, Easter Sunday will be observed on March 31. Easter tends to fall within the month of April with the last March Easter being 2016. But why is Easter intermittently in March? Easter is a “movable feast” due to its date changing every year. Its date will always...

FAQ March 2024

Q: Do mobilehome park rules prevail over state law?A: No. The park rental agreement and the park rules and regulations must be consistent with the MRL and other laws that apply in parks. For example, a park rental agreement or rule that provides the park may increase...

Leprechauns and Saint Patrick’s Day

Leprechauns are a well-known mythical creature as popular as unicorns and fairies. Leprechauns, according to Celtic folklore, are shoemakers who hide their gold earnings in a pot which they hide at the end of a rainbow. It is also said that catching one of these...

Saving Daylight

Twice a year, Americans are tasked with shifting their clocks an hour forward or backward. As we approach Spring Forward, some may start to dread losing an hour of sleep while others may be rejoicing for longer days. Regardless of your opinion of the changing of the...

FAQ February 2024

Q: Is the new park management allowed to change rules on long-time residents or are these residents “grandfathered-in” under the old rules? A: Existing residents are not exempt from park rule changes. According to the MRL (Civil Code §798.25), the park can change a...

California Civil Code 798 = Mobilehome Residency Law (MRL)

The MRL regulates mobile home parks and sets specific rules and guidelines that the residents and the owners/management of the park must follow.  Everything from selling a mobile home to termination of tenancy is covered in the MRL.  Park management must provide a...

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