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Rent Control Push Divides Skandia Mobile Home Owners
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By: Matthew Cunningham
March 28, 2022

A rent increase at Skandia Mobile Country Club in Huntington Beach, stemming costs associated with an ownership change last year, have some Skandia residents demanding rent control, while other residents believe the new owners are doing their best to manage a difficult transition.

The controversy take place against a tableau of surging inflation that is increasing the cost of doing business across the board, and bleeding into housing affordability.

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Community Outreach and Education Project Sponsored by J.B. Bostick Paving Company

Implemented in 2021, this special project focuses on informing and educating people interested in mobile home parks about the industry.  The project includes the Mobile Home Parks 101 Series, which are presented virtually and recorded.

These workshop sessions were in a new 45-minute Zoom format, allowing for very busy people to participate in a brief informational overview.

Mobile Home Parks 101 — Part I
October 7, 2021

Overview of the History of Mobile Home Parks, Type of Parks, and Management of Parks.


Mobile Home Parks 101 — Part II
November 4, 2021

Parks are Little Cities, Building New Parks, and Discussion of MHP Regulations - Who Controls What?


California’s Housing Crisis: Real Solutions and Rent Control’s Failure

Did you know millionaires are eligible for rent control housing in California? Yes, it’s a fact. Rent controlled mobile homes are NOT means tested. This is why some waterfront mobile homes are selling for over $4 million in Malibu, California! This really underscores how misdirected some public policy can be when trying to find real solutions to California’s housing.