Mobile Home Rent Review Board

There are 12 privately-owned mobile home parks in the City of San Buenaventura (Ventura) that are subject to the City's Mobile Home Rent Stabilization Ordinance. The residents at these spaces pay space rent to the park owners and the City of Ventura regulates increases in maximum space rents that can be charged by the park owners through Ventura's Mobile Home Rent Stabilization Ordinance.

About the Mobile Home Rent Review Board


Purpose of the Board

The Board's purpose is to receive, investigate, hold hearings on, and act on the issues relating to mobile home park rent stabilization.
 

Board Members and Terms

The board consists of 5 members who serve 4-year terms:

  • Burt Auerbach, Chair
  • Terry Towner, Vice Chair
  • Gary Jacobs, Member
  • Rob Corley, Member
  • Vacant

Recruitment

Recruitment is currently open through April 29, 2021.  If you are, or someone you know is, interested in serving as a Mobile Home Rent Review Board member, they may fill out an application form and email a completed copy to cityclerk@cityofventura.ca.gov.

 

2021 Meeting Schedule

All meetings are currently held virtually.  See the corresponding meeting agenda for meeting links and to submit public comment.

Agendas and Minutes


Agendas are available prior to meetings.  Minutes are available following approval at a subsequent meeting.  View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Mobile Home Administrative Fees


On June 18, 2018, the City Council of San Buenaventura passed and adopted Resolution no. 2018-038 titled,  A Resolution of the Council of the City of San Buenaventura, California, Adopting a Revised Schedule of Fees, Hourly Rates, and Equipment Charges for Various City Services.  The Basic Administrative Fee has increased to $3.00 per space per month (50% to be paid by residents; 50% to be paid by the park owner).  The Additional Basic Administrative Fee remains at $1.67 per space per month.  

Annual Report


Annually the Mobile Home Rent Review Board is to render a written report to the City Council concerning the activities, holdings, actions, results of hearings, and all other pertinent matters.  The annual report for the period from August 16, 2018 to December 20, 2020 was presented to City Council on April 12, 2021.

Useful Documents and Resources


Mobile Home Seller Disclosure Information

Maximum Rents by Park 

Below are published maximum space rents for the 12 mobile home parks which fall under rent stabilization in the City of Ventura and their rent increase effective dates.


  1. Mobile Home Rent Administrator