Phases out local rent control laws on mobilehomes. Prohibits new state and local rent control laws. Limits existing local rent control laws to current spaces. Prohibits controls on rent increases smaller than annual cost-of-living increase; eliminates controls on rent for space when tenancy or unit ownership changes. Requires park owners to provide subsidy of 10% of monthly rent for very low-income tenants if fewer than 10% of existing spaces are subject to rent control and if subsidy will not subject more than 10% of spaces to rent control or subsidy. Summary of Legislative Analyst's Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact: Future savings to local agencies totaling statewide at least several million dollars annually.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 2159316; A: 39.20; N: 3348930; B: 60.80
Lewis K. Uhler, President, The California Tax Limitation Committee; Sandra L. Butler, President, United Seniors Association; Vickie M. Talley, Executive Director, Manufactured Housing Educational Trust of Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties
Dave Hennessy, President, Golden State Mobilhome [sic] Owners League (GSMOL); Mary Tucker, State Legislative Committee Chair, American Association of Retired Persons (AARP); Lois Wellington, President, Congress of California Seniors
Rebuttal Against Author
Binnie Lanahan, President, California Mobilehome Tenants Association; Sandra L. Butler, President, United Seniors Association; Lewis K. Uhler, President, California Tax Limitation Committee
Limits on Mobilehome Rent Control. Low-Income Rental Assistance. Initiative Statute. California Proposition 199 (1996).