The City of Chula Vista has 31 mobilehome and trailer parks, with nearly 3,600 spaces. These communities provide a variety of living styles from family parks, senior parks, smaller trailer parks, to large communities with amenities.
Mobilehome living is dictated by a variety of agencies, a list of the most frequently requested documents follows below.
- Chula Vista Mobilehome Communities for a list of parks in Chula Vista.
- Mobilehome and Trailer Park Resource Information for the most commonly contacted agencies.
- Mobilehome Residency Law for State regulations on operations of mobilehome parks.
- The State Office of the Mobilehome Ombudsman/Mobilehome Assistance Center is a complaint processing office that primarily assists the public with questions or problems associated with the various aspects of manufactured home (mobilehome) living, including: utility health and safety issues, complaints with manufactured home dealer, sales, warranties and other programs under the review of state HCD's Division of Code and Standards.
- Contact the State Housing and Community Development Department for Registration and Title Documents for new or resold manufactured homes
The City of Chula Vista provides a variety of services related to mobilehomes including:
The Housing Division implements a rent stabilization process for eligible mobilehome residents, under Chula Vista Municipal Code Chapter 9.50 - Mobilehome Park Space Rent Review. Residents are eligible for rent control if they meet certain criteria and have paid the Administrative Fee for that fiscal year.
Mobilehome Administrative Fee
- The fee for the period of July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 is $25 per eligible space.
- Bills addressed to the resident on file OR current resident should arrive on or around June 1st.
- Payment is due by July 1st with a grace period for full payment without late penalty by September 3, 2019.
- Payments may be made beginning May 16th.
- Download CVMC 9.50 Administrative Fee FAQ.
Rent control limits the increase a park owner can impose to a resident once per year to the Current Annual Permissive Increase. If a park owner proposes something over the permissive rate for that year a resident may petition the increase to the Mobilehome Rent Review Commission.
The City of Chula Vista has an adopted ordinance to address the displacement of mobilehome and trailer park owners/occupants if a park is converted to another use or discontinued. Relevant sections of the Chula Vista Municipal Code, can be accessed below:
- Chapter 9.40 - Housing Assistance (Park Closure)
- Chapter 9.60 - Sale of Mobilehome Parks (Resident First Right of Refusal to Purchase)