Welcome to the August 2016 E-blast from the National Manufactured Home Owners Association (NMHOA). Please share these monthly E-blasts with as many home owners and other interested individuals as you have on your email list. The E-blast is an important way for NMHOA to share exciting news from across the country.
Thank You! – We appreciate all new members and those who have renewed their membership—don’t forget to encourage your HOA to also join and it only cost $35/annum to do so! Thank you also to the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) for renewing its generous support for NMHOA’s work on behalf of manufactured home owners.
NMHOA board members and staff are getting excited about the 2016 Annual Convention being held at Sunset Station Hotel & Casino in Henderson (Las Vegas), NV on Tuesday, September 20 thru Thursday, September 22. You can download a registration from at: www.nmhoa.org/convention-2016.html
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The first two manufactured home owners attending from each state will receive a lodging stipend for two free nights at the hotel (Tuesday and Wednesday nights), plus a travel stipend for coach airfare (up to $400 from the east coast, or up to $300 from the Midwest or west coast), if you share a room with another attendee. If you wish to be one of the recipients to receive both the lodging and travel stipends, you must e-mail Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org by the lodging stipend deadline on Friday, August 19.
Visit our website, www.nmhoa.org, for continuing updates on convention details.
CFED’s I’M HOME Conference
CFED’s Innovations in Manufactured Homes (I’M HOME) annual conference brings together homeowners, affordable housing developers, lenders, policymakers, industry experts, community organizers and more. This year’s conference is being held at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas on Monday, November 14 thru Wednesday, November 15. Visit CFED’s website to learn more: www.cfed.org/programs/innovations_manufactured_homes
NMHOA at Work – NMHOA staff continue to work very closely with home owners in Fargo, North Dakota to address significant issues in their communities, in a joint project with APAC. If you would like help from NMHOA to build the strength of your state association or your local HOA please do not hesitate to contact NMHOA – we are here for all of you – email Dave at: email@example.com to find out how NMHOA can help you help yourselves.
Members only – please keep in mind that NMHOA members receive an additional eblast every month – i’mPOWERED -this is an educational publication with useful information related to board governance, health and safety reminders for manufactured homeowners, and other helpful articles. There is also a Did You Know section and an Ask Dave section – so if you have questions about anything related to manufactured home living and you are a member of NMHOA, please do not hesitate to send your burning questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last words for August 2016 – On August 11, Minnesota Public Radio discussed efforts to preserve the Lowry Grove mobile home park in St. Anthony Village, MN as well as the broader role manufactured housing can play in affordable housing. NMHOA executive director Dave Anderson joined the second half of the discussion as a call in guest. You can listen to the podcast at: https://www.mprnews.org/podcasts/tom-weber/
If there are stories or legislative successes from your state you would like to share through our E-blasts, please contact NMHOA at: email@example.com.Your story will inspire and educate others.
National Manufactured Home Owners Association
The mission of the National Manufactured Home Owners Association (NMHOA) is to promote, represent, preserve, and enhance the rights and interests of manufactured home-owners throughout the United States.