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by Phil Querin
Question.  We have just begun managing a 55+ community. However, we are confused about the 80/20 rules and the possibility of losing our 55+ status. What is a safe margin for…
by Bill Miner
Introduction and Background (Part 2 of 2) As previously mentioned last week, SB 586 was developed by the Manufactured Housing Landlord/Tenant Coalition during 19 meetings (each of approximately 3…
by Bill Miner
  Introduction and Background SB 586 was developed by the Manufactured Housing Landlord/Tenant Coalition during 19 meetings (each of approximately 3 hours) from September 2017 through February…
by Phil Querin
Question. A resident recently moved out of state.  The landlord wants to mail a non-payment of rent notice, and would like proof that the notice was received by the resident.  Can…
by Fair Housing Coach
This month, the Coach’s lesson offers fair housing basic training for anyone newly hired to work at your community. It’s simple to say that fair housing law bans housing discrimination, but…
by Phil Querin
No. 1 Question.Can you describe the step by step process of implementing water submetering with respect to the tenant notification and billing process?    
by Phil Querin
Termination of Manager Occupying  A Park-Owned Home   Question: As our on-site community manager is living in a park-owned mobile home (POH), consistent with his job duties,…
by MHCO
  Fair housing law generally prohibits discrimination based on familial status, but there’s a limited exception that applies to senior housing communities that qualify as “housing for older…
by MHCO
This week, the Coach shepherds in the dog days of summer with a lesson on disability-related requests for assistance animals focusing on the most common type—dogs. The law generally allows…
by Phil Querin
Question: We have an applicant who was pre-approved for residency, then purchased a home but did not show up to sign the rental agreement or moving into the home. We learned the reason for not…

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