Contempo Marin manufactured home community in San Rafael, CA is highlighted in this television report that exposes community landowner greed and reveals the subsequent impact on captive homeowners. Thanks to CBS 5 TV San Francisco
Residents of the nation’s largest corporate owner of manufactured home communities, Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS), accuse the company of abusive practices and general disinvestment in properties.
Wednesday, a group of more than 20 residents from
The history of rent control in mobile home communities in the Northern San Joaquin Valley and foothills:
November 1995: Tuolumne County approves a mobile home rent control ordinance.
1998: Equity LifeStyle, a Chicago-based company, buys three parks in Stanislaus County: … Read More
This just isn’t working. I’m talking about the life of mobilehome owners in parks where we rent our space. In fact we are in a very unique situation. The fact that we own our mobilehomes, rent the space under them, … Read More
Mobile home seniors protest higher rents with lower checks, but could face eviction
By Michele Clock UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER August 31, 2006
Writing paid under protest on their rent checks wasn’t getting them anywhere. So some seniors decided to take … Read More