Why are we taking this course?

?    Oregon law requires Park Managers to take a continuing education course.
?    We will discuss ways to make higher profits for our parks.
?    We will learn ways to provide better service to homeowners.
?    You will discover the legal pitfalls and how to avoid them.
?    The program will improve the image of mobile and manufactured housing.

What topics does the course include?

•    Oregon landlord/tenant law.
•    Federal Fair Housing law and discrimination.
•    Current issues in manufactured housing, such as park closure and utilities.
•    Problems every Park Manager encounters.
•    Discussion of rental agreements, leases, park rules and policy statements.
•    A time for general discussion about common concerns.

What if a Park Manager does not take the class?

The amended law gives the Oregon Housing and Community Services Department the power to assess a civil penalty of $1,000 against a park owner who has not made a good faith effort to comply by having the manager attend a qualified class.

How much is the tuition for the OPMA class, and where will it be offered?

Tuition is $175 for one person.  The class is offered in Coos Bay, Eugene, White City (Medford area), Klamath Falls, Roseburg, Gresham, Pendleton, Ontario and Salem.