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File #: 21-498    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance for Mobile Home Park Policy Amendments
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 9/20/2021 Final action: 9/20/2021
Enactment date: 9/20/2021 Enactment #: Ordinance 2021-009
Title: ORDINANCE of the City of San Leandro City Council adding Chapter 3.34, MHP Mobile Home Park Overlay District, and amending Chapter 5.28, Mobile Home Park Conversions, of the San Leandro Zoning Code, and amending the San Leandro Zoning Map
Sponsors: Tom Liao
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Zoning Code Amendments Mobilehome Conversion Ordinance, 2. Exhibit B - Zoning Map Amendments 090721 CC
Related files: 21-492
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ORDINANCE of the City of San Leandro City Council adding Chapter 3.34, MHP Mobile Home Park Overlay District, and amending Chapter 5.28, Mobile Home Park Conversions, of the San Leandro Zoning Code, and amending the San Leandro Zoning Map
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WHEREAS, the State of California recognizes, by the adoption of special legislation regulating tenancies of mobile home owners in mobile home parks, that there is a significant difference between homeowners in mobile home parks and other dwelling units; and

WHEREAS, owners of mobile homes in mobile home parks, unlike apartment tenants or residents of other rental housing stock, are in the unique position of having made a substantial investment in a residence that is located on property that is either rented or leased and not owned by them; and

WHEREAS, the City of San Leandro has nine (9) mobile home parks with approximately eight hundred fifty-five (855) spaces located within the City limits. These spaces represent a significant portion of the affordable housing supply within the City; and

WHEREAS, the City of San Leandro General Plan, Chapter 6, Housing Element provides for the following goals and actions:

1. Conservation of Mobile Home Parks. Promote the conservation and rehabilitation of mobile home parks without displacing tenants or reducing the number of affordable units. Mobile home parks should be recognized as an important affordable housing resource for San Leandro's seniors and low-income households (Policy 56.08).

2. Mobile Home Rent Stabilization. Consider adopting a mobile home rent stabilization ordinance similar to the agreement currently in effect for Mission Bay (Action 56.08-B) (The agreement would apply more broadly to residents of all mobile home parks in the city and help protect the city's existing supply of mobile homes.); and

WHEREAS, it is often difficult to move mobile homes from one park to another due to the age an...

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