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<p>Effective January 1, 1999 a legislative change took effect repealing the Department of Housing and Community Development's authority to review and approve plans, conducts inspections, and issue insignia of approval for recreational vehicles. A recreational vehicle includes a park trailer, truck camper, travel trailer, fifth wheel trailer, and motor home. A recreational vehicle is not a manufactured home, a mobile home, commercial coach, or special purpose commercial coach. There is more information about mobile home laws at the end of this entry.</p><br>
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Effective January 1, 1999 a legislative change took effect repealing the Department of Housing and Community Development's authority to review and approve plans, conducts inspections, and issue insignia of approval for recreational vehicles. A recreational vehicle includes a park trailer, truck camper, travel trailer, fifth wheel trailer, and motor home. A recreational vehicle is not a manufactured home, a mobile home, commercial coach, or special purpose commercial coach. There is more information about mobile home laws at the end of this entry.  
  
  
<p>The '''Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA)''' enforces Federal safety standards and conduct manufacturer on-site inspections to ensure compliance of those standards.</p>
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The '''Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA)''' enforces Federal safety standards and conduct manufacturer on-site inspections to ensure compliance of those standards.  
 
      
 
      
'''<font color="#4AA02C">RVIA</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''RVIA'''
1896 Preston White Drive<br>
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PO BOX 2999<br>
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1896 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 20195-0999<br>
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(800) 336-0154 Association members only<br>
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PO BOX 2999
(703) 620-6003 Consumer inquries and publications<br>
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(703) 620-5071 Fax<br>
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Reston, VA 20195-0999
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(800) 336-0154 Association members only  
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(703) 620-6003 Consumer inquries and publications  
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(703) 620-5071 Fax
  
  
 
        
 
        
<p>The [http://www.hcd.ca.gov/ '''Department of Housing and Community Development]''' will help resolve complaints with manufactured home installation, warranties, financing, and also with Health and safety issues at a Mobile Home Park.</p>
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The [http://www.hcd.ca.gov/ '''Department of Housing and Community Development]''' will help resolve complaints with manufactured home installation, warranties, financing, and also with Health and safety issues at a Mobile Home Park.
 
   
 
   
'''<font color="#4AA02C">Department of Housing and Community Development</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''Department of Housing and Community Development'''
'''Office of the Mobile Home Ombudsman'''<br>    
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(916) 323-9801 Mobile Home Ombudsman<br>
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'''Office of the Mobile Home Ombudsman'''   
(800) 952-5275 Complaints against dealer)<br>
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[http://www.hcd.ca.gov/ '''www.hcd.ca.gov''']<br>
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(916) 323-9801 Mobile Home Ombudsman  
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(800) 952-5275 Complaints against dealer)  
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[http://www.hcd.ca.gov/ '''www.hcd.ca.gov''']
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'''Registration and Titling:''' 
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P.O. Box 2111
  
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Sacramento, CA 95812-2111
  
'''Registration and Titling:'''<br> 
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(800) 952-8356   
P.O. Box 2111<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95812-2111<br>
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(800) 952-8356<br>  
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<p>If mobile home was purchased from a real estate broker and there is a violation of the Business and Professions Code, consumers should contac the [http://www.dre.ca.gov/ '''Bureau of Real Estate]'''.</p>
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If mobile home was purchased from a real estate broker and there is a violation of the Business and Professions Code, consumers should contac the [http://www.dre.ca.gov/ '''Bureau of Real Estate]'''.
  
'''<font color="#4AA02C">Bureau of Real Estate</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''Bureau of Real Estate'''
1651 Exposition Blvd.<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95818<br>
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1651 Exposition Blvd.  
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Sacramento, CA 95818
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1(877) 373-4542
 
1(877) 373-4542
[http://www.dre.ca.gov/ '''www.dre.ca.gov''']<br>
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[http://www.dre.ca.gov/ '''www.dre.ca.gov''']  
 
    
 
    
  
  
<p>The Department of Consumer Affairs, [http://www.cslb.ca.gov/'''Contractor's State License Board CSLB]''' will take complaints about mobile home installation and repairs performed  
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The Department of Consumer Affairs, [http://www.cslb.ca.gov/'''Contractor's State License Board CSLB]''' will take complaints about mobile home installation and repairs performed  
by a contractor.</p>
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by a contractor.
  
'''<font color="#4AA02C">CSLB</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''CSLB'''
9821 Business Park Drive<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95815<br>
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(800) 321-2752<br>
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[http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ '''www.cslb.ca.gov''']<br>
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9821 Business Park Drive
  
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Sacramento, CA 95815
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(800) 321-2752
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[http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ '''www.cslb.ca.gov''']
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'''For complaints on work performed in Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, send complaint forms to:'''
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'''Norwalk Intake & Mediation Center'''
  
<p>'''For complaints on work performed in Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, send complaint forms to:'''</p>
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12501 East Imperial Highway, Suite 620
  
'''<font color="#4AA02C">Norwalk Intake & Mediation Center</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
 
12501 East Imperial Highway, Suite 620<br>
 
 
Norwalk, CA 90650  
 
Norwalk, CA 90650  
(562) 466-6064 Fax<br>
 
  
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(562) 466-6064 Fax
  
  
<p>'''For complaints on work performed in any California county not mentioned above, send complaint forms to:'''</p>
 
  
'''<font color="#4AA02C">Sacramento Intake & Mediation Center</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''For complaints on work performed in any California county not mentioned above, send complaint forms to:'''
P.O. Box 269116<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95826-9116<br>
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(916) 255-4449 Fax<br>
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'''Sacramento Intake & Mediation Center'''
  
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P.O. Box 269116
  
<p>Consumers should contact the [http://www.boe.ca.gov/ '''Board of Equalization BOE)]''' for questions on taxation or assessment as real property on public or private property.  BOE also  
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Sacramento, CA 95826-9116
provides Property Law Information on real or personal property.</p>  
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(916) 255-4449 Fax
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Consumers should contact the [http://www.boe.ca.gov/ '''Board of Equalization BOE)]''' for questions on taxation or assessment as real property on public or private property.  BOE also  
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provides Property Law Information on real or personal property.   
 
    
 
    
'''<font color="#4AA02C">Board of Equalization MIC:64</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''Board of Equalization MIC:64'''
'''Assessments Policy and Standards Division'''<br>   
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450 N Street, 21st Floor<br>
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'''Assessments Policy and Standards Division'''  
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
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(916) 445-4982<br>
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450 N Street, 21st Floor  
(916) 323-8765 Fax <br>
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[http://www.boe.ca.gov/ '''www.boe.ca.gov'''] <br> 
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Sacramento, CA 95814  
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(916) 445-4982  
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(916) 323-8765 Fax  
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[http://www.boe.ca.gov/ '''www.boe.ca.gov''']  
 
    
 
    
  
  
'''Rental Problems:'''<br>
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'''Rental Problems:'''
<p>The [http://www.gsmol.org/ '''Golden State Manufactured-Home Owner's League, Inc.]''' is a Non-Profit Association that provides its members with assistance regarding mobile home questions.  They will also assist non-members.</p>
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The [http://www.gsmol.org/ '''Golden State Manufactured-Home Owner's League, Inc.]''' is a Non-Profit Association that provides its members with assistance regarding mobile home questions.  They will also assist non-members.
 
      
 
      
'''<font color="#4AA02C">Golden State Manufactured-Home Owner's League, Inc.</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>
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'''Golden State Manufactured-Home Owner's League, Inc.'''
6101 Ball Road Suite 202 <br>
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Cypress, CA. 90630<br>
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(714) 826-4071<br>
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(800) 888-1727<br>
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[http://www.gsmol.org/ '''www.gsmol.org''']<br>
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6101 Ball Road Suite 202 
  
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Cypress, CA. 90630
  
<p>For complaints about hookup, septic tank or water pressure, consumers should call thier '''Local city or county building inspection department'''</p><br>
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(714) 826-4071
  
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(800) 888-1727
  
For Mobile home insulation or formaldehyde problems:'''<br>
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[http://www.gsmol.org/ '''www.gsmol.org''']
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For complaints about hookup, septic tank or water pressure, consumers should call their '''Local city or county building inspection department'''
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For Mobile home insulation or formaldehyde problems:'''
 
      
 
      
'''<font color="#4AA02C">US Consumer Product Safety Commission</font color="#4AA02C">'''<br>(800) 638-2772<br>
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'''US Consumer Product Safety Commission'''(800) 638-2772  
[http://www.cpsc.gov/ '''www.cpsc.gov''']<br>  
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[http://www.cpsc.gov/ '''www.cpsc.gov''']   
  
  
 
        
 
        
'''California civil code pertinent to consumers regarding mobile homes:'''<br>
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'''California civil code pertinent to consumers regarding mobile homes:'''
 
      
 
      
'''Mobile home Residency Law:''' (Civil Code Section 798.56)<br>
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'''Mobile home Residency Law:''' (Civil Code Section 798.56)
 
   
 
   
<p>Revises provision of existing law prohibiting cure of default on basis of nonpayment of rent, utility charges, or incidental service charges, as specified, more than twice during the term of tenancy, to instead prohibit the cure of such default more than twice during a 12 month period.</p><br>      
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Revises provision of existing law prohibiting cure of default on basis of nonpayment of rent, utility charges, or incidental service charges, as specified, more than twice during the term of tenancy, to instead prohibit the cure of such default more than twice during a 12 month period.     
 
    
 
    
  
  
'''Mobile home Sales:''' (Unlawful Occupant (Civil Code Section 798.75)<br>
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'''Mobile home Sales:''' (Unlawful Occupant (Civil Code Section 798.75)
 
   
 
   
<p>Provides that if a mobile home occupant, having no right of tenancy, refuses to surrender the park site within 5 days after demand, he or she will be considered an unlawful occupant and subject to summary proceedings. The occupant will not be considered an unlawful occupant if:</p><br>
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Provides that if a mobile home occupant, having no right of tenancy, refuses to surrender the park site within 5 days after demand, he or she will be considered an unlawful occupant and subject to summary proceedings. The occupant will not be considered an unlawful occupant if:
 
   
 
   
*The occupant is the registered owner of the mobile home.<br>
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*The occupant is the registered owner of the mobile home.  
 
    
 
    
*The management has determined that the occupant has the financial ability to pay the rent and charges of the park and will comply with the rules and regulations of the park and this statute.<br>
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*The management has determined that the occupant has the financial ability to pay the rent and charges of the park and will comply with the rules and regulations of the park and this statute.  
 
    
 
    
*The management has failed or refused to offer the occupant a rental agreement.<br>  
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*The management has failed or refused to offer the occupant a rental agreement.   
  
  
 
      
 
      
'''Mobile home Tenant:''' (Three Day Eviction) (Civil Code Section 798.56<br>
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'''Mobile home Tenant:''' (Three Day Eviction) (Civil Code Section 798.56  
 
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<p>Precludes the commencement of eviction proceedings against a mobile home tenant until the payment of rent or other charges is at least 5-days late and a 3-day notice to pay or quit has been given to the tenant after the 5-day period has elapsed. The code also provides that if a homeowner has been given a 3-day notice to pay or quit on 3 or more occasions within the preceding 12-month period, a subsequent nonpayment would be grounds for eviction and no additional 3-day notice to pay or quit would be required.</p><br> 
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<p>[[file:green_arrow.jpg|link=http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/guide/index.shtml|Consumer Resource & Referral Guide]]
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Precludes the commencement of eviction proceedings against a mobile home tenant until the payment of rent or other charges is at least 5-days late and a 3-day notice to pay or quit has been given to the tenant after the 5-day period has elapsed. The code also provides that if a homeowner has been given a 3-day notice to pay or quit on 3 or more occasions within the preceding 12-month period, a subsequent nonpayment would be grounds for eviction and no additional 3-day notice to pay or quit would be required.
    Consumer Resource & Referral Guide<br>
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    Directory of Federal Agencies<br>
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Effective January 1, 1999 a legislative change took effect repealing the Department of Housing and Community Development's authority to review and approve plans, conducts inspections, and issue insignia of approval for recreational vehicles. A recreational vehicle includes a park trailer, truck camper, travel trailer, fifth wheel trailer, and motor home. A recreational vehicle is not a manufactured home, a mobile home, commercial coach, or special purpose commercial coach. There is more information about mobile home laws at the end of this entry.


The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) enforces Federal safety standards and conduct manufacturer on-site inspections to ensure compliance of those standards.

RVIA

1896 Preston White Drive

PO BOX 2999

Reston, VA 20195-0999

(800) 336-0154 Association members only

(703) 620-6003 Consumer inquries and publications

(703) 620-5071 Fax


The Department of Housing and Community Development will help resolve complaints with manufactured home installation, warranties, financing, and also with Health and safety issues at a Mobile Home Park.

Department of Housing and Community Development

Office of the Mobile Home Ombudsman

(916) 323-9801 Mobile Home Ombudsman

(800) 952-5275 Complaints against dealer)

www.hcd.ca.gov


Registration and Titling:

P.O. Box 2111

Sacramento, CA 95812-2111

(800) 952-8356


If mobile home was purchased from a real estate broker and there is a violation of the Business and Professions Code, consumers should contac the Bureau of Real Estate.

Bureau of Real Estate

1651 Exposition Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95818

1(877) 373-4542

www.dre.ca.gov


The Department of Consumer Affairs, Contractor's State License Board CSLB will take complaints about mobile home installation and repairs performed by a contractor.

CSLB

9821 Business Park Drive

Sacramento, CA 95815

(800) 321-2752

www.cslb.ca.gov


For complaints on work performed in Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties, send complaint forms to:

Norwalk Intake & Mediation Center

12501 East Imperial Highway, Suite 620

Norwalk, CA 90650

(562) 466-6064 Fax


For complaints on work performed in any California county not mentioned above, send complaint forms to:

Sacramento Intake & Mediation Center

P.O. Box 269116

Sacramento, CA 95826-9116

(916) 255-4449 Fax


Consumers should contact the Board of Equalization BOE) for questions on taxation or assessment as real property on public or private property. BOE also provides Property Law Information on real or personal property.

Board of Equalization MIC:64

Assessments Policy and Standards Division

450 N Street, 21st Floor

Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 445-4982

(916) 323-8765 Fax

www.boe.ca.gov


Rental Problems:

The Golden State Manufactured-Home Owner's League, Inc. is a Non-Profit Association that provides its members with assistance regarding mobile home questions. They will also assist non-members.

Golden State Manufactured-Home Owner's League, Inc.

6101 Ball Road Suite 202

Cypress, CA. 90630

(714) 826-4071

(800) 888-1727

www.gsmol.org


For complaints about hookup, septic tank or water pressure, consumers should call their Local city or county building inspection department


For Mobile home insulation or formaldehyde problems:

US Consumer Product Safety Commission(800) 638-2772

www.cpsc.gov


California civil code pertinent to consumers regarding mobile homes:

Mobile home Residency Law: (Civil Code Section 798.56)

Revises provision of existing law prohibiting cure of default on basis of nonpayment of rent, utility charges, or incidental service charges, as specified, more than twice during the term of tenancy, to instead prohibit the cure of such default more than twice during a 12 month period.


Mobile home Sales: (Unlawful Occupant (Civil Code Section 798.75)

Provides that if a mobile home occupant, having no right of tenancy, refuses to surrender the park site within 5 days after demand, he or she will be considered an unlawful occupant and subject to summary proceedings. The occupant will not be considered an unlawful occupant if:

  • The occupant is the registered owner of the mobile home.
  • The management has determined that the occupant has the financial ability to pay the rent and charges of the park and will comply with the rules and regulations of the park and this statute.
  • The management has failed or refused to offer the occupant a rental agreement.


Mobile home Tenant: (Three Day Eviction) (Civil Code Section 798.56

Precludes the commencement of eviction proceedings against a mobile home tenant until the payment of rent or other charges is at least 5-days late and a 3-day notice to pay or quit has been given to the tenant after the 5-day period has elapsed. The code also provides that if a homeowner has been given a 3-day notice to pay or quit on 3 or more occasions within the preceding 12-month period, a subsequent nonpayment would be grounds for eviction and no additional 3-day notice to pay or quit would be required.