What are my rights as far as being evicted from a mobile home park when I own the trailer?

I’ve lived here 20 years with my children. Aprox 10 yrs ago the park was turned into a 55 and older park. I was granfathered in. Since then my son has had a child now I am being told they have to move out. I was laid off from my job so they are helping me pay my bills.

Asked on June 12, 2009 under Real Estate Law, Arizona

Answers:

J.V., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

What you will need to do is consult the bylaws of the trailer park. There will be a clause discussing the grandfathered rights and what and what is not grandfathered in.

Oftentimes they will allow for example a person under 55 to remain but not to continue allowing additinal younger individuals to move in or live there.

However you should consult a local attorney because they may be able to help you. Once you get the paperwork together read it over and if you think you will have a valid cause of action pursue it with a local attorney. good luck


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