15 July 2021
To Whom It May Concern at FHFA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Manufactured Homeowners, Affordable Housing and Manufactured Home Advocates, Lawmakers, Legal, and Other Interested Parties.
I am not a financial professional, or a lawyer. I am not an employee in any Manufactured Home Sales or Services company. I am a RESIDENT of a 55+ Manufactured Home Community. Hopefully you understand what that means, as it means I AM YOUR CUSTOMER!
I moved into this Manufactured Home Community in December of 2018. Before the first month was out, my wife and I came to the conclusion that we…
To attack someone because they live outside of one's understanding of the scriptures does not follow Christ's examples. He always reached out in Love and Compassion. He walked with them and loved them. When they responded to His Love and Compassion, He forgave them. Luke 7:36-50
The only people He attacked were the religious leaders, who used the scriptures to condemn and torment "sinners". Matthew 23:13
We are called to reach out in Love and Compassion to all "sinners". We need to let everything we do, say, or write, reflect Christ's Love and His mission.
We are not called to condemnation and judgement. That remains in the hand of God. Matthew 7:1-3
I’ve recently been trying to help an 80 year old woman, who purchased her manufactured home, in a 55+ manufactured home community, 25 years ago.
She used to be happy and content in her home, but now she is undergoing serious stress because she is on the verge of becoming homeless. Why? For the same reason so many other people are suffering the same problems. Our economy is completely out of balance.
When she purchased her home, her retirement income was easily able to cover site rent, utilities, and maintenance. However, over the past 25 years, annual site rent increases…
For a good, clear look at this issue, check out the movie "Spotlight" , especially the listing of similar cases in the credits. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spotlight_(film)
Let's build a third party, whose focus is on solving problems, not building a power base. Check out the Serve America Movement (SAM) . https://joinsam.org/
I spent my formative years, high school and military service, outside of the US in the South Pacific (Navy Brat/Sailor).
Back in the sixties and seventies, communication was not like it is today. Normal mail, averaged 22 days by ship. No radio or TV broadcasts were “live from America”. Non-local newspapers and magazines also appeared to fall in the 22 day delivery bracket.
Because of that, we meditated more on the news, instead…
The Cornell Alliance for Science published the following study, which is being discussed on many of the main street media.  You won’t hear about this on right wing news sites, such as Breitbart. ,
CORONAVIRUS MISINFORMATION: Quantifying sources and themes in the COVID-19 ‘infodemic’
“The study concludes that Donald Trump was likely the largest driver of the COVID-19 misinformation “infodemic.”
The World Health Organization has stated that a parallel “infodemic” of misinformation is undermining efforts to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. …
A copy of a letter to members of the California legislature about Manufactured Home Community Rent Increases. Unfortunately I don't expect much of a response, given that there is more hot-air dedicated to the Affordable Housing Crisis than actual effort to do something that would have a positive effect.
The Honorable Sharon Quirk-Silva
State Capitol, Sacramento, CA 95814
AB-2895 (Quirk-Silva/Chiu) Mobilehome parks: rent caps. - OPPOSE
I am the president of the Home Owners Association at the Mobil Country Club manufactured home community in Rancho Cordova, CA.
Starting in the fall of 2018, the HOA initiated an annual…
I am so tired of being lectured for my lack of concern for life because I am not in rabid support of the so-called Pro-Life movement. Pro-Life should not be just Anti-Abortion, yet that is how many in the movement appear to see it.
My problem is simple. I believe all life is precious, yet many in the pro-life movement only seem to worry about protecting children before they are born. They seem to be forgetting about them after they are born. For example, as a society we don’t seem to care as much as we should about the abuse…
I am an SOB: Son of a Bos’n — Sailor, Preacher, Advocate, Computer Geek.