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by Phil Querin
  Question: We have several tenants that have vacated owing us money. They did not have a declaration on file with us. Can we start to collect on this money owed? What are our next steps?…
  While the current law is unsettled, for landlords there’s much more at stake than what the law requires.   MHCO’s  mission is to provide landlords and other community owners…
by Phil Querin
Question: What can a landlord do about resident’s who deliberately leave water running  to get back at the landlord?  
by Phil Querin
  Question:  We require that the application for residency in our manufactured housing community be completely filled out - including Social Security numbers.  We require two…
by MHCO
In celebration of Fair Housing Month, 2021, MHCO is highlighting 10 essential rules to help you to comply with fair housing law.   Housing discrimination has been outlawed for more than 50…
by Phil Querin
  Question:  We had a resident that we entered into a stipulated judgment agreement with on March 6, 2020.  This was prior to tenants having the ability to claim financial…
by MHCO
Contrary to popular belief, housing segregation remains alive and well not just in specific regions of the U.S. but across America. So concluded HUD upon completing its most recent review of the…
by MHCO
MHCO Note:  Rent in arrears has become a large problem for community owners as we move out of the COVID-19 crisis.  There has been a lot of media on executive orders banning evictions for…
by MHCO
One of the most frequently asked questions on the MHCO Landlord/Manager hot line or seminars is assistance animals.  Here are five questions and answers to help provide some guidance.
by Phil Querin
A tree that was never known by anyone including the tenant, or the landlord, to be considered a “hazard tree” prior to a windstorm, later falls and does no damage.  This tree was neither planted…

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