Residents at the Calgary Village trailer park say fee increases have become unsustainable. [David] Bull said his rent for his lot has nearly doubled over the past decade, making for sky-high monthly costs when combined with his mortgage, and for many seniors, the increases have outpaced their pension cheques.
AUMA urge the Government of Alberta to amend the Mobile Home Sites Tenancy Act to offer Residential Tenancies Disputes Resolution Services (RTDRS) to mobile home site residents and to prohibit the potential practice of “economic eviction” of residents by defining such targeted rental increases as an offence.
Residents in an east Edmonton mobile home park say their concerns about flooding are falling on deaf ears. As Tom Vernon explains, they want the province to beef up legislation to give them more protection.
Residents of Heritage Estates mobile home park approached Town of Okotoks council in September 2015 over concerns with park owner Lansdowne Equity Ventures (now Cove Communities), citing high pad rental rates, unwanted cable fees, maintenance issues and a perceived lack of concern for the welfare of its residents.