Tuesday, July 17, 2007

mobile homepark rights act - park closures - HB 1673 (proposed)

This recently introduced bill would require written notice to park residents within 30 days of the park owner entering into an agreement for the sale of the park.

You can see HB 1673 at http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/home/bills/topindex.cfm

The notice would have to include
- the estimated date that residents will be expected to vacate, no sooner than 180 days of getting notice
- the estimated date that the park will be closed.
- a receipt from one adult resident in each home showing that the notice was received
- a right of first refusal to existing residents and neootiation in good faith
- payment of relocation expenses equivalent to 6 months rent
- pay the appraised value of the home of the tenant cannot find a suitable replacement site

Park owners could not refused to admit used home thyat are in good and tenantable condition