Can a mobile home park legally be designated adult only

Can a mobile home park legally exclude children under 18 years of age from
residing in the park by calling it an adult only community

Asked on January 10, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Texas


B.H.F., Member, Texas State Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

A mobile park, much like an elderly assisted living center, can impose certain restrictions or requirements on its residents as long as the restrictions do not violate state or federal discrimination laws.  Persons under the age of 18 are not considered a 'protected class.'  This means that children under 18 years of age can be excluded.

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