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IV. Inheritance of mobile home; requirements

For any person who inherits a mobile home by will, trust or any other testamentary conveyance. Pursuant to HB 2176 enacted 3/29/17. A.R.S. § 33-1419.

Reside in the mobile home on the premises only if the person meets the requirements prescribed for other tenants in the mobile home park, including compliance with age requirements, background checks and signing the mobile home park’s standard rental documentation. A.R.S. § 33-1419 (a).

Sell the mobile home in accordance with the provisions of this article and the deceased tenant’s rental agreement. A.R.S. § 33-1419 (b).

The person shall pay any amount past due to the landlord from the deceased tenant. A.R.S. § 33-1419 (2).

The landlord shall apply all of the deceased tenant’s prepaid amounts or credits, including security deposits, for the benefit of the person inheriting the mobile home. A.R.S. § 33-1419 (3)

VI. Mobile Home Relocation Fund

Each owner of a park trailer or a park model located in a mobile home park who does not own the land the park trailer or park model is located on shall pay each year to the state an assessment in an amount determined by making the assessment as prescribed. A.R.S. § 33-2151. Pursuant to HB 2176 enacted 3/29/17.

Park Closure or Redevelopment

For recreational vehicles that are park trailers or park models, the tenant can collect from the Relocation Fund the lesser of the actual moving expenses or $4000, or the tenant may abandon the park model or park trailer in the park, and collect an amount equal to one-fourth of the allowable moving expense for that home from the fund if the tenant delivers to the landlord the current title to the home with the notarized endorsement of the owner of record together with complete releases of all liens that are shown on the title and pays all property taxes due on the home. If the park trailer or park model was ground set in the park from which it was removed, the tenant may collect up to $2500 additionally for the cost of removing a ground set home. A.R.S. § 33-2149. Pursuant to HB 2176 enacted 3/29/17.

After delivery of the 180 day notice, the landlord and the tenants shall inform any prospective buyer or tenant that closure of the park is pending. A.R.S. § 33-1476.01(N). Pursuant to HB 2176 enacted 3/29/17.

Change in Age Restricted Community

For recreational vehicles that are park trailers or park models the tenant can collect, from the Relocation Fund, the lesser of the actual moving expenses or $4000, or the tenant may abandon the park model or park trailer in the park, and collect an amount equal to one-fourth of the allowable moving expense for that home from the fund if the tenant delivers to the landlord the current title to the home with the notarized endorsement of the owner of record together with complete releases of all liens that are shown on the title and pays all property taxes due on the home; if the park trailer or park model was ground set in the park from which it was removed, the tenant may collect up to $2500 additionally for the cost of removing a ground set home. A.R.S. § 33-2150. Pursuant to HB 2176 enacted 3/29/17.

 

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