Change would protect city's mobile home parks
Sounds as though someones heart may be in the right place. I'll withhold praise
untill the ordinance actually passes as sympathetic grandstanding isn't exactly
unheard of. That said it may be the first case that I'd be happy for the
It is long past due. Those people who live there need and deserve protection
from greedy owners. It breaks my heart to hear what has happened to people in
these other parks.
Good for Taylorsville City!! They are doing the right thing trying to find a way to protect manufactured home owners who have little or no real protection
right now. Maybe the park owners should sell the property to the residents, then everyone would be happy.
You people would know, if you have had any kind of training at all, that this is
not a "taking." A "taking" only occurs when you take away ALL USE of a property.
This ordinance when enacted does not take away property owner rights or infer
seisure of property. It does however give the homeowners some rights to also
protect their investments. It doesn't say the land can't be sold and offers some
protections for the mobile home owners. As laws presently are the land owners
can put hundreds out on the streets homeless with major personal financial
losses in their homes. The laws are antiquated and need to be changed to give
these homeowners some protections over evictions for other developement. These
mobile home owners have rights to and mobile home parks are special circumstance
situations that deserve more controls on the land use once established as parks.
The land owners can lure homeowners in to the parks and the next day force them
off the land. Mobile home parks need new laws and regulations in management and
use of these lands. Many parks are owned by out of state companies that regard
these people with disrespect and disdain. It would be a benchmark law and one
that would serve both the home owners and land owners. Land owners must ceed
some rights to also give some rights to the home owners.