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Eviction Notice

City of Columbia City Ordinance: Section 13-272 Eviction notice.

(a) A landlord of a manufactured or mobile home land lease community shall provide written notice to all of the community’s tenants and owners of manufactured or mobile homes at least one hundred eighty (180) days prior to requiring such tenants to vacate the property due to a change in use of the property or the closing of the community. In cases where more than one hundred eighty (180) days remain on a current lease, the longer time period shall apply for purposes of providing notice pursuant to this section.  The landlord shall not increase the rent, except for rent increase based solely on an increase in property taxes, for any tenant of the manufactured or mobile home land lease community during the sixty (60) day period prior to providing such notice or at any time after providing such notice.  Rent shall be abated for the last three (3) months of the one hundred eighty (180) day notice period.

(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed as prohibiting a landlord  from evicting a tenant with less than one hundred eighty  ( 180 ) days’ notice for a violation of the lease or as otherwise provided by law.

(c) The rent abatement provided for in subsection (a) shall only apply to rental agreements entered into after November 7, 2011.

(Ord. No. 16985, § 1, 8-20-01; Ord. No. 21130, § 1, 11-7-11; Ord. No. 21205, § 1, 1-3-12) (Ord. 21205, Amended, 01/03/2012, Prior Text; Ord. 21130, Amended, 11/07/2011, Prior Text; Ord. 16985, Amended, 08/20/2001, Prior Text)