Oceanside Mobile Home Rent Control Decontrol Repeal Qualifies For Ballot

Bradley J. Fikes Bradley J. Fikes Leave a Comment

Yes, I know it’s a convoluted, serpentine headline. What it amounts to is good news for supporters of rent control for mobile homes, long a hot-button issue entwined with Oceanside’s famously factious politics. Fresh electrons from the North County Times give the details: Enough signatures have been collected on petitions challenging an Oceanside mobile-home rent control measure to put the …

Mobile Home Rent Control doesn’t work

Steve Gramm Steve Gramm 5 Comments

A follow up to Greg Larkin’s post yesterday about today’s Oceanside City Council meeting… Mobile Home Rent Control doesn’t work by Steve Gramm It didn’t work in Cuba, or behind the Iron Curtain, but some politicians in San Diego County still think the government should be setting prices for one form of housing—mobile home parks. It will come as no …

Free Market Ideals call for Amending the Rent Control Ordinance in Oceanside

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 5 Comments

The Oceanside City Council faces a final vote tomorrow (Wednesday) on a measure proposed by Councilman Jerry Kern that would return free markets to city mobile home parks, thus simply allowing park owners to adjust rents to the market rate only when leasing to a new tenant.  Don’t let Councilmember Esther Sanchez and her regulatory, nanny-state minded cronies tell you …