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Applications and Leases

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Date Published

February 21, 2019


Ohio Manufactured Homes Association


Application, Leases, MH Legal


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Application Process: Basic Requirements for your application and process, Written criteria, What you need to document, A secure system for application information – Red Flag Compliance, Rejection letters or communication – what to tell the resident, Who can you reject and why – documenting the process, 55+ community vs. Open Community, How to legally screen for who you want: 55+ - How to achieve the designation and make your 80% and 20% work for you, Open Communities – Steering Issues, Credit Options – when you can use this to deny otherwise qualified applicant, Co-signors and legal issues, The Community as a lienholder?, Home Recipient Programs – legal issues when you give away a home, What to do when you have a tester-applicant, Felonies after the acceptance – and not on your background check.

Leases and what needs to be offered and included/not included: Lease term and rent, Fees, One Year Offer and acknowledgment , Attorney Fee Provisions and Court Costs, Security Deposit, Standard clauses, Record retention policy, Real life legal actions and lease issues, Terms of the lease – Multi-year, Increasing rent, Rules changes – why and how to do it, Year terms versus month-to-month, Collection under the lease, Fees, Waiver of liability/unconscionable terms, Lease to Own issues, Collection Issues under your Lease – Second Cause Collection, Real life legal actions involving leases, Legal ways to collect legal fees, Utility issues – collection and termination advice

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Elizabeth J. Birch

Elizabeth J. Birch, as General Counsel for the Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA), has been providing legal... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Applications and Leases - Video
Applications and Leases - Handout
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