A large mobile home park in Riverside County, California may be closed by housing inspectors at the Bureau of Indian Affairs. BIA inspectors ordered repairs to the Desert Mobile Home Park in Thermal, California in 2004. The inspectors believe those repairs have not been made.
The park, known as Duroville, is located on the Torres Martinez Reservation. ItRead More
Ocean Land Investments, a Florida-developer of housing communities, has withdrawn its $510 million offer to buy Briny Breezes Trailer Park in Briny Breezes, Florida.
The park consists of 488 lots. Most are owned by part-year residents from the Northeast. Each stood to receive more than $1 million from the sale. That wouldRead More
“When you are faced with a hundred senior citizens who might go homeless next year, you act quickly to find solutions,” says King County (Seattle, WA) Councilmember Reagan Dunn.
Dunn and fellow Councilmember Larry Phillips introduced a motion for the County to identify alternatives to stop the closure of mobile home parks in the area. The need for action derives from the parks' ability to provide a source of affordable housing that cannot otherwise be duplicated for the same cost.
They are acting in response to the impending closure of Wonderland Estates on theRead More
Just a moment to mention that the FHA Manufactured Housing Loan Modernization Act of 2007 has passed the House of Representatives. It is now in committee with the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Richard Shelby (R-AL) are the ranking members.
I like the simple explanation of this bill that is provided on this site.
You can contact their offices or that of another Senator on the committee by filling out a contact form here.Read More