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Manufactured Home Park Closures in Oregon

MCRC Home Page / Park Closure Information

Owners of manufactured home parks in Oregon face increased pressure to redevelop their land to different more lucrative uses. Between 1997 and 2008, sixty-five (65) manufactured home parks were closed in Oregon resulting in a loss of 2,629 individual spaces.

Legislation passed by the Oregon Legislature in 2007 provided a number of protections for manufactured home owners in the event that their park was being redeveloped to another use. Landlords are now required to provide tenants with 365 days notice and pay tenants $6,000, $8,000 or $10,000, depending on the size of their homes. What's more, tenants may be eligible for a tax credit of $5,000.

The Manufactured Communities Resource Center works closely with tenants of manufactured home parks that are closing; meeting with the tenants to explain the laws around park closure, providing counseling and service referrals to meet the tenant's relocation needs.

bullet Manufactured Home Park Solutions Collaborative, Toolkit NEW
bullet Closed Parks
Wilsonville, Forest Grove, Bend, Oregon City, Eugene and Clackamas County have ordinances that regulate park closures. Homeowners living within these jurisdictions should contact their city or county to get the full details of the ordinance that applies to them.
PDF file
Park Closure Rules - English
PDF file
Park Closure Rules - En Español


Forms (Samples)

PDF file
Closure of Manufactured Dwelling Park by Landlord
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Closure of Manufactured Dwelling Park Required by Exercise of Eminent Domain or by Order of Federal, State or Local Agency



bullet Mobile home park closure tax credit form
bullet Closure statute (ORS 90.645)​
bullet Community Action Agencies
bullet Oregon Housing Authorities
bullet Oregon Building Codes
bullet Oregon County Assessors
bullet Department of Motor Vehicles

Manufactured Home Parks Closures, Mobile Home Park Closed in Oregon 


Manufactured Communities
Resource Center (MCRC)

Hotline: 1-800-453-5511
(Toll-Free in Oregon)
Phone: 503-986-2145
FAX: 503-986-2006
E-mail us

Mailing Address:
Oregon Housing and
Community Services
ATTN: MCRC Section
725 Summer St. NE, Suite B
Salem, OR 97301-1266


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