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Park owner sues over rent control Measure V

Patrick Evans Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County is being sued in civil court over the recently passed mobile home park rent stabilization ordinance Measure V. Sacramento-based Ocean West Investors LLC, owner of the 125 space Ocean West Senior Village in McKinleyville filed a civil complaint against Humboldt County Feb. 9 which claims that...

Arcata incumbents hold seats; rent control OK’d

Click here for the full election results: election-night-final-report-11-7-16pdf Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Arcata City Council incumbents were re-elected, mobile home park rent control was passed and school bonds were approved in Tuesday’s election. But all these down ballot choices were overshadowed by the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States....

Extortion? Email becomes fodder in rent control fight

UPDATE 10.25.16: According to an article in today's Times-Standard, Hilary Mosher confirmed that she did, in fact, write the email. This contradicts statements made by Mosher to the Union in which she denied writing the email and suggests that the email was just a campaign dirty trick. UPDATE: Less than 24 hours after this article was...

Rent control goes to voters

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors has approved placement of a mobile home park rent control ordinance on this November’s election ballot. Along with that action at their Aug. 9 meeting, supervisors directed county staff to analyze what the county’s administrative costs will be if the ordinance is approved...

Voters likely to decide mobile home rent control

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A proposed rent control ordinance for mobile home parks will go before the Board of Supervisors Aug. 9, but will most likely be decided by voters during the November election. The Humboldt County Elections Office announced July 18 that the Humboldt Mobilehome Owners Coalition had secured enough verified...

Election Notes: Dinner for rent control, Wilson gets endorsement

MOBILE HOME COALITION DINNER The Humboldt MobileHome Owners Coalition invites the public to its Spaghetti Feed and Fund Raiser to support the campaign to save affordable housing in Humboldt County. The event will be on Saturday, April 2.  The first serving will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the second will begin at 7:30 p.m. at...

Coalition to gather signatures for rent control

Humboldt Mobilehome Owners Coalition On Feb. 8, Patti Rose, the treasurer of the Humboldt Mobilehome Owners Coalition filed a mobilehome rent stabilization ordinance with the Humboldt County Clerk. County Counsel Joel Ellinwood  has issued a summary and title for the ordinance and signature gatherers will be out in full force seeking registered voters to support...

Mobile home rent control advances as advocate alleges ‘smear campaign’

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Local rent control options for mobile home parks are limited by state law, but Arcata will go ahead and see what it can do to stabilize housing costs for mobile home residents. Responding to persistent appeals for relief by residents of local mobile home parks, the City...

Arcata takes first step toward rent control

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union CITY HALL – The Arcata City Council last week directed staff to shape up some potential policy options for mobile home rent stabilization, aka rent control, in Arcata. The preliminary action followed a request from the Lazy J Home Owners Association for the council to take up the matter. Residents...

McKMAC to discuss alternative to rent control

MOBILE HOME CONFLICTS The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) will discuss the county’s dormant Mobile Home Park Dispute Resolution Committee at its meeting today, March 25. The advisory committee’s meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Azalea Conference Center located at the rear of McKinleyville Middle School. According to the agenda, the McKMAC may make...

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