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Opinion: It’s time for bi-partisanship on affordable manufactured housing homeownership

Housing Wire

Manufactured home communities — also known as land-lease communities — are a critical model for the delivery of affordable manufactured homes, with half of the new manufactured homes currently being placed in such communities. Congress can help.

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Who Manages Georgia Lakes?

Hank Miller Team

Georgia Power has similar deep interests; homes on their lakes have land leases granted to the owners. The company retains ownership of the land and leases it back to the owner of the structure. Strict to the point of owners doing nothing, even landscape clean up, without permission.

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How to Handle the Weird Stuff: Appraisal Methods from an Experienced Florida Appraiser

McKissock

Example: Land lease. In a large development of approximately 300 houses, four of them were on a 99-year land lease with 55 years remaining. Reason was it was the last portion of the block of land, and the owner wouldn’t sell, but did agree to the land lease.

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Lake Home

Hank Miller Team

Georgia Power has similar deep interests, homes on their lakes have land leases to the owners. They retain ownership of the land and lease it back to the owner of the structure. The Corps Of Engineers has exceptionally strict jurisdiction over the docks, shorelines and areas leading to their lakes. sadasdfasdfsadf

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Housing coalition publishes recommendations for GSEs’ ‘Duty to Serve’ plans

Housing Wire

It also recommends that the GSEs launch a “Home-Only loan pilot, [and to] consider adding any additional consumer protections, include a standardized land lease, and homebuyer education and counseling,” the document explains.