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New England News
8:00 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Mass. Senate Approves Bill To Create Rent Control Board For Berkshire County Mobile Home Park

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A piece of legislation that would set up a rent control board in a Berkshires mobile home park has been approved by Massachusetts’ state Senate.

In February, at a special town meeting in West Stockbridge, voters approved a home rule petition to establish a rent control board for regulating evictions, rent adjustments, and occupancy standards for mobile home parks.

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North Country News
7:24 am
Mon May 21, 2012

New Fund to Help Displaced VT Mobile-Home Owners

Essex County, NY August 2011 Irene Damage

 A total of 524 mobile homes were damaged in Vermont during Tropical Storm Irene. And many homeowners are still recovering, some paying more for housing.  WAMC's Tristan O'Neill reports...

A new fund has been set up to help mobile-home owners in Vermont who were victims of Irene or flooding last spring.

It was started with a gift of $50,000 from a Middlebury couple, David and Eleanor Ignat.

Organizers say $500 grants will be awarded to eligible applicants. The deadline is July 16.

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