April 22nd visited legislators at the State Capitol.
- Media Headlines: Community Closing in Decatur and Capitol First in Process of Foreclosing on a Community in Rockford.
- MHOAI opposed the lobbyists proposing negative tax legislation brought by county taxing bodies to our communities. At this time the representatives pushing for higher taxes placed on homeowners offered to meet with MHOAI members.
- SB 1920 would provide the homeowner for relocation costs when a Landlord ceased the operation of the community and notices when the land and community was up for rezoning. SB 1920 put in place requirements allowing homeowners to buy the community. This passed both the Senate and House Chambers, however, the Governor Vetoed the bill.
- SJR 74 was passed creating a bi-partisan study committee to address issues and concerns that come with the relocation of manufactured homes and families when a community is closed. A report was to be brought forth no later than March 1, 2010. A report was presented in the time required.
- The 3rd annual state-wide MHOAI fundraiser successfully reached the goal of $10,000.