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Friday, Feb 03, 2023

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.

 

When is Medicare open enrollment?

Medicare open enrollment – also known as Medicare’s annual election period – runs from October 15 through December 7 each year. If you are eligible for Medicare and do not already have a plan, now is the time to sign up! If you have Medicare coverage, it’s always a...

Avoid Payment Confirmation Scams

It is increasingly common for people to use their phones to handle transactions, from bill payments to buying household items. But that means scammers are also increasingly likely to use these habits against you. Watch out for emails or texts out of the blue asking...

Know the difference: Mobilehome vs. Manufactured Home

Are you aware of the difference between a mobile home and a manufactured home? They sound interchangeable but they actually have two different definitions. Both are built in a factory and transported to the location where they will be set up. The definitions for...

Mobile Home Communities are like Small Cities

Living in a mobile home park community is like living in a small private city. The streets, sewer system, water, gas and electric systems, street lighting, facilities like recreation areas, clubhouses and pools are all owned and maintained by the park owner.  ...

Affordable Housing vs Low-Income Housing

There is lots of talk these days about the need for more affordable housing in the Southern California region.  It is important to recognize the difference between “low-income” housing and “affordable” housing.  Low-income housing is subsidized by the...

Save Money on Prescription Medications

Have you ever found yourself at the pharmacy checkout, shocked at the cost of the medication you need? You are not alone. Some can be so expensive that it may not be affordable for some to justify important medications, even with the help of medical insurance to cover...

Mobile Home Maintenance Could Save Your Life!

Home fires are scary and can be devastating and life threatening. It can take as little as 5 minutes for a small fire to develop into a home fully engulfed in flames. Thankfully, many home fires are preventable with proper care and precaution. Maintenance is an...

Fire Season Means Fire Safety

It’s still summer! And the warmer weather in California also means wildfire season. Given that the fires seem to last longer and cause more damage each year, now is a great time for a reminder on some basic fire safety. Smoke Alarms - Install smoke alarms if you don’t...

Are you ready for inspection?

Have you seen a Notice of Planned Inspection flyer posted in your park office? If so, then the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) will be conducting an inspection at your mobile home park! Here is some quick information regarding what you...

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