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File #: 22-944    Version: 1
Type: Administrative Items Status: Passed
File created: 10/28/2022 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 11/15/2022 Final action: 11/15/2022
Title: Approval of a proposed extension of the City-owned Ocean View Estates Mobile Home Park and authorization to temporarily reduce rents for eligible senior mobile Home owners at Ocean View Estates
Attachments: 1. Att#1 - Rent Survey, 2. Att#2 - Capital Improvement Costs, 3. Att#3 - Scenario 1 - Fund OVE Mobile Home Park Closure Only, 4. Att#4 - Extension Scenario 2 - Fund OVE Mobile Home Park Closure, Create Passive Park, 5. Att#5 - Extension Scenario 3 - Fund OVE Mobile Home Park Closure, Create Passive Park, and Fund Central Park Maintenance, 6. Att#6 - PowerPoint Presentation
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Al Zelinka, City Manager

VIA: Ursula Luna-Reynosa, Director of Community Development

PREPARED BY: Steve Holtz, Deputy Director of Community Development

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Approval of a proposed extension of the City-owned Ocean View Estates Mobile Home Park and authorization to temporarily reduce rents for eligible senior mobile Home owners at Ocean View Estates
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Statement of Issue:
On September 20, 2022, the City Council conducted a Study Session to review issues related to the City-owned Ocean View Estates (OVE) Mobile Home Park that is scheduled to close on September 30, 2024. At the Study Session, the City Council requested additional information to help with its future decision as to a possible extension of the closure date or to commence with a plan for cessation of the OVE Mobile Home Park use. If the City Council directs staff to begin the closure of OVE, there will be significant costs and requirements related to relocating existing residents and converting the property to a passive recreational park (or other park use) as further described in more detail within this report.

Also, as directed by the City Council at its meeting on November 1 when it approved a Mobile Home Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program (MHTBRA) for senior mobile home owners, this report asks the City Council to consider if residents at OVE should participate in this MHTBRA program or instead be offered temporary rent reductions consistent with the MHTBRA subsidy.

Financial Impact:
The City receives approximately $686,000 annually in gross revenue from space rent at OVE, of which, $80,000 is budgeted for annual maintenance costs and $34,000 (5%) for vacancy. This rental revenue, less maintenance expenses and vacancy, is deposited to the General Fund.

This report provides options for the extension of OVE beyond its September 30, 2024 closure date to set aside th...

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