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Governors Budget Bill Attempts to Abolish Commission – Call your Senator NOW!!!

Governors Budget Bill Attempts to Abolish Commission - Call your Senator NOW!!!

Governors Budget Bill Attempts to Abolish Commission – Call your Senator NOW!!!   Ohio Senate to Consider House of Representatives New Budget Bill which Restores the Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission The Ohio General Assembly House of Representatives removed proposed legislative language in the original State of Ohio Budget bill that would have abolished the Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission. The House amendment in Sub. HB 49 restores the Manufactured Homes Commission. However, the Senate will hold hearings and vote whether to […]

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RECENTLY INTRODUCED LEGISLATION WILL ABOLISH THE OHIO MANUFACTURED HOMES COMMISSION

RECENTLY INTRODUCED LEGISLATION WILL ABOLISH THE OHIO MANUFACTURED HOMES COMMISSION

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE OMHA PAC IS VITAL TO ENSURE OUR INDUSTRY VOICE IS HEARD! If  the Manufactured Homes Commission is abolished all regulation will be buried in various state bureaucracies once again. The Commission is a one stop shop for all installation, inspections, consumer complaints, and retail and park regulations in the State of Ohio.  The Commission staff has the industry expertise needed to regulate manufactured homes.  OMHC reduced Park license fees by nearly 10% and is in process […]

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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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OMHA Legislative Report – 2015 Recap

OMHA stops EPA from seizing rental income, advocates recovery of attorney fees and reductions in licensing fees …and much more!   OMHA Removes Harmful EPA Water System Escrow Requirements OMHA advocated removal of EPA MHC water systems legislative language was upheld by the Ohio senate and House of Representatives in their final votes on the state budget legislation! The Ohio general assembly passed state budget legislation which upheld removal of the EPA legislative language in HB 64 (the state budget […]

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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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