HB 381Abandoned Mobile Home Act

Overview

This bill defines ‘Abandoned mobile home’ as a mobile home that has been left vacant by all tenants for at least 90 days without notice to the landowner and there is evidence of: Failure to pay rent or fees for 90 days; Removal of most or all personal belongings; Cancellation of insurance; Termination of utility services; or a risk to public health, safety, welfare, or the environment.  At the request of a landowner, a mobile home can be inspected by an appointed local government official to determine the state of the mobile home as ‘intact’ or ‘derelict’ and the landowner can proceed to place a lien on an ‘intact’ mobile home or remove a ‘derelict’ mobile home.  Procedures, via the local magistrate court, are provided.