Mobile & Manufactured Homes General FAQ's

Mobile & Manufactured Homes General FAQ's
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General FAQ's

  • What is a Manufactured Home Park?
    A manufactured home park is defined as a contiguous parcel of privately owned land, which is used for the accommodation of three or more manufactured homes occupied for year-round living.
     
  • Who is a Manufactured Home Tenant?
    A manufactured home tenant is a person who rents space in a manufactured home park from a manufactured home park owner or operator for the purpose of parking his or her manufactured home, or a person who rents a manufactured home in a park from a manufactured home park owner or operator. 

     
  • Who is a Manufactured Home Park Owner?
    A manufactured home park owner is a person(s) who owns land that accommodates three or more manufactured homes occupied for year-round living.
     
  • Manufactured Home Park Registration
    New York State Tax Department has assumed the responsibility of registering manufactured home parks.  Manufactured home park owners must register their park on the NYS Tax website: https://www.tax.ny.gov/bus/mhp/

     
  • What is the Warranty of Habitability?
    Tenants are entitled to a livable, sanitary and safe park, including all common areas, roads, and lots. Lease provisions inconsistent with this right are illegal and unenforceable. Failure to provide water, other essential services, or to repair sewer problems are examples of a violation of this warranty. Park owners may not willfully or intentionally fail to provide any services or facility once they have agreed to do so.