Bill Status of SB2775 94th General Assembly
Short Description: MOBILE HOME LEASE-REQ
Sen. M. Maggie Crotty - Jacqueline Y. Collins
| 1/9/2007||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act. Provides a refund procedure for a lease or purchase agreement that a prospective tenant cancels within 5 or 10 days after signing the lease or purchase agreement. Provides that a landlord is limited to 2 months rent for a tenant's early termination of the lease. Provides that if a tenant leaves the park because of temporary illness or disability, the park owner shall allow relatives designated by the tenant or the tenant's guardian to live in the home. Provides for automatic lease renewal for 2 years unless certain requirements are met, such as a 30-day notice and a notice of reasons for the non-renewal of the lease. Provides that the park owner is to give 12 months notice of closing all or part of the park. Provides for the park owner and tenant or tenant association to use a State certified general real estate appraiser, selected by the parties or the court, to prepare an appraisal to determine the appropriate amount for rent and fees. Provides that the appraisal is subject to court review. Makes other changes.