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DIVISION 31. HOUSING AND HOME FINANCE [50000 - 54034]

  ( Division 31 repealed and added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 610. )

PART 2. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT [50400 - 50899.7]

  ( Heading of Part 2 amended by Stats. 1981, Ch. 996. )

CHAPTER 3.4. Mobilehome Park Ownership Assistance [50523- 50523.]
  ( Heading of Chapter 3.4 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1688, Sec. 8. )

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(a)  Upon the application for assistance from two-thirds of the owners of mobilehomes in the mobilehome park, the department shall provide comprehensive technical assistance to the residents seeking to purchase the mobilehome park in which they reside. The assistance may include, but shall not be limited to, aiding the residents to secure proper permits, assisting in the formation of a residents’ organization to take title to the mobilehome park, and providing advisory assistance in mobilehome park management. To the extent that its technical assistance resources are limited, the department shall give priority to requests for assistance from residents who are persons and families of low or moderate income as defined in Section 50093.

(b)  In providing comprehensive technical assistance under subdivision (a), the department shall, to the extent feasible, ensure that its assistance does not result in the displacement of persons or families living in a mobilehome park intended for purchase by its residents.

(c)  The department shall publicize the services described in subdivision (a) by any means reasonably calculated to notify mobilehome park residents of their availability.

(d)  The department may charge the residents of a mobilehome park fees for providing the services described in subdivision (a). The fees shall not exceed the actual costs to the department for providing these services.

(e)  Upon receipt of a request for termination of assistance by two-thirds of the owners of mobilehomes in the mobilehome park, the department shall cease providing technical assistance to that park.

(f)  In no case shall assistance provided by the department to the residents of a mobilehome park extend beyond one year of the close of escrow for the mobilehome park purchased pursuant to this section.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 713, Sec. 1.)

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