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Rent Increase at Calif. MHC has Residents Worried

March 4th, 2016 Comments off

corona_california__corona_la_linda_mobile_home_comm____cbsla___creditResidents of La Linda Mobile Homes in Corona, California received a notice from the owners of this 132 home site manufactured home community that rents will rise from $650 a month to $779 a month because of property taxes, leading many of the homeowners to ask the city for help. They fear more increases will be coming.

A number of the residents are on fixed incomes and say they cannot afford the increase and will have to move, according to what cbslocal in Los Angeles tells MHProNews. One resident who wants to leave has put her house up for sale, but the increase in site rent has turned away several prospective buyers.

The vice mayor of Corona says it is a private business matter. ##

(Photo credit: cbslocal–Corona La Linda mobile home community)

matthew-silver-daily-business-news-mhpronews-comArticle submitted by Matthew J Silver to Daily Business News-MHProNews.

Missouri County Bans Living in Transitory “Homes”

May 5th, 2014 Comments off

Franklin County (Missouri) Planning Director Scottie Eagen reports her office has been getting complaints of people living in tents, travel trailers and recreational vehicles as their primary residence in an attempt to skirt residency rules. A new ordinance has banned that practice, as informs, and violators could be subject to a fine. People had been able to live for 90 days on land zoned “agricultural non-urban,” said Eagen. “ They would live in it for 90 days, move to another lot next to this one, live in it for 90 days, move to another lot.” Manufactured and modular homes are acceptable in this county just southwest of St. Louis, but not the more transient “homes.” ##

(Photo credit: Sunny Oaks manufactured housing community)

Research Pinpoints where Tornadoes Might Strike

April 28th, 2014 Comments off

After studying 60 years of climatological data from the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center, Purdue University researchers discovered most tornadoes touch down in what are called “transition zones,” areas where the topography changes dramatically, as in forests to open plains, or from tall urban buildings to farmland. Co-author of the study, Indiana state climatologist Dev Niyogi, says tornadoes in urban areas typically touchdown one to ten miles from city center; and manufactured housing communities (MHCs) are frequently just beyond city limits in open fields, according to out of Chicago. Niyogi informs city planners of the future need to consider these transition zones when laying out large-scale developments. ##

(Photo credit:–tornado shelter)