Mobilehome Rent Stabilization Ordinance

Amendment to Mobilehome Park Regulations Pertaining to Space Rent Stabilization

An ordinance amending Arcata mobilehome park regulations pertaining to space rent stabilization will be heard at the City Council Meeting on Wednesday December 19, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council chambers. You can view the staff report and draft ordinance here:

Staff Report
Draft Ordinance 1514

The Council is being asked to consider public comment and the staff report recommendation, and provide staff direction. While the council may introduce the ordinance, staff is only seeking direction for the amendments at this meeting.

Notice of Allowable Increase

A Notice of Allowable Rent Increase was issued 02-15-18 which will be effective May 1, 2018.


Park Owner Registration Forms

Annual Registration Form

Rent Schedule Form - PDF

Rent Schedule Form - Excel Spreadsheet

Owners should plan to submit forms to the City by February 1, 2018.

Ordinance Update as of November 2, 2017:

Ordinance #1487 was adopted at the November 1, 2017, Regular City Council Meeting.  The ordinance took effect 30 days from the date of passage.  It is available for public review here.

Please feel free to provide comment to the Community Development Director at

​Mobilehome Affordability Strategy Study

The Arcata Mobilehome Affordability Strategies Study was adopted by the City Council on April 19, 2017.

Arcata Mobilehome Affordability Strategies Study

Appendix A - U.S. HUD 2016 HOME Program Rents (Low and High Rent Limits)
Appendix B - Arcata Mobilehome Park Property Report Profiles
Appendix C - Baar's Mobilehome Parks and Mobilehome Space Tenancies in Marina; St. John's Marina Mobilehome Report
Appendix D - Park Resident and Park Owner/Manager Surveys
Appendix E - 12-16-15 Staff Report to City Council, Discussion of Mobilehome Park Rent Control
Appendix F - CA Jurisdictions with Mobilehome Park Rent Stabilization Ordinances (Revised 2015)
Appendix G - Compilation of Stakeholder Feedback
Appendix H - State CDBG's and HOME's Table of 2016 Income Limits

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