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Regional Chapter Map

Regional Chapter Map

OMHA BOARD ELECTIONS It’s time to prepare for the biannual OMHA Chapter and Board Elections for 2018-2019.  November of every odd numbered year chapters have the opportunity to elect officers and representatives to the OMHA Board of Directors. There is an increasing need for members to attend chapter meetings to network and learn about the latest industry and regulatory developments.  With the OMHC transition into the Department of Commerce we plan to have regional meetings updating members of the new […]

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ISSUE BRIEF: FIRE SAFETY

ISSUE BRIEF: FIRE SAFETY

Fire Safety Modern manufactured homes are safer than traditional site-built homes and pre-1976 mobile homes. The manufactured housing industry produces the safest and most fire-resistant home available in the market today. NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION (NFPA) STUDY- MANUFACTURED HOMES SAFER THAN SITE BUILT HOMES-FIRE SAFETY       The results of a 2013 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) report comparing the impacts of fires on manufactured and traditional housing showed:  The fire-death rate in HUD Code homes, those built after 1976, […]

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Join OMHA’s BWC Group Rating Program

Join OMHA's BWC Group Rating Program

Join OMHA’s BWC Group Rating Program Get your non obligation quote now! Join OMHA’s Group Rating Program to save up to 50% Call Andy Frank or fill out the application from link below. http://www.careworkscomp.com/groupratingapplication/omha   URGENT DEADLINE Payroll true-up reports are due to BWC no later than Aug. 15, 2016.  If you have not submitted your True-Up please do so immediately!! At the end of each private employer policy period (July), it is necessary to reconcile estimated payroll with actual […]

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Eastern Ohio Home Show -Recap

Eastern Ohio Home Show -Recap

        The 2014 Eastern Ohio Home Show was a Resounding Success!  Friday, May 16th – Sunday, May 18th, 2014  The 2014 Eastern Ohio Home Show Recap In spite of the cool temperatures and intermittent rain the Eastern Ohio Home show went off without a hitch.  OMHA reported a solid turnout with the three day attendance of nearly 3,000 people. Because of such strong support of the OMHA Board of Directors, sponsors, Show manufacturers, retailers, MH communities, industry […]

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Legal Seminars for Community Managers

Legal Seminars for Community Managers

Member News – Legal Seminars for Community Managers   COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT AND LEGAL: (CML 101, 201, 301) For the past three years OMHA has offered a three part community manager series to accommodate the growing need for professional community manager education.  Topics featured were: Evictions, Collections, Tenant Screening, Park Operations, Sales, Title Transfers, Abandoned Homes, Consumer Protection, Health Dept, OMHC, Resident Relations, Marketing, Incentives, and more.  These courses will continue to be offered every other year – next series will […]

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Member News – Top 3 Reasons Communities Join OMHA

Member News - Top 3 Reasons Communities Join OMHA

Member News – TOP 3 Reasons Community Owners Join OMHA   Legal Services OMHA provides no-charge legal advice on special manufactured home law and will provide legally-approved forms free!  The General Counsel will assist not only you as the member but your local attorney.  Also, OMHA’s General Counsel has developed a reputation throughout Ohio for providing guidance to local judges, to instruct them on all aspects of manufactured home law.   OMHA also works with OMHC, the Tenant Association AMHRO, and […]

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Planned neighborhoods replace yesterday’s trailer parks

Planned neighborhoods replace yesterday’s trailer parks

Planned neighborhoods replace yesterday’s trailer parks Turning onto the street, you see brick patios, decks, stone and brick exteriors, biking and walking paths, and golf courses. There’s a luxurious clubhouse surrounded by a pool, tennis courts and a playground area. Sound like an upscale, suburban subdivision or condominium community? Maybe. Or, it could be a new manufactured home community. That’s what is being developed for manufactured homes purchased today. Residents pay a monthly lot rental fee, which often covers services […]

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The Myths: Wrong Ideas About Manufactured Homes

The Myths: Wrong Ideas About Manufactured Homes

The Myths: Wrong Ideas About Manufactured Homes Manufactured homes have come a long way since their “trailer” days. These affordable, factory-built homes offer more quality and style than ever before. New homeowners can virtually custom design their homes with the seemingly endless list of options available. Over 22 million people across the country have decided to make a manufactured home their way of life, and by the time you finish reading this article, you may make the same decision. You’ll […]

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