FHA Forming Resilient Neighborhood Team

Resilient Neighborhoods makes climate change actions: Concrete and easy to understand Enjoyable Motivating, and A Team Thing with your neighbors They’ve had great success for the last 9 years all over Marin. Here’s a link to a 1-minute video for more information. The FHA Board has agreed to create a... Read more

Clearing Debris at Main Dock

Waldo Point Harbor is in the final stages of its 5-year renovation project. The docks are complete, the parking lots are raised, the seawall is in place and the new vegetation is flourishing. All that’s left to do are the final moves of homes onto Main Dock. Hampering progress, however,... Read more

Cheers to Tom Dugan

Neighbors from the floating homes community joined other friends of Tom Dugan for a traditional Irish wake on Memorial Day. Tom and his wife Blaise had lived on A Dock and Gate 6 ½ for many years until he passed away two days before St. Patrick’s Day after a long... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – May 2019

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE May BOARD MEETING: The Board approved a budget that calls for net income of $6,000 by year end. Vice President Taylor Ray spoke about... Read more

Richardson’s Bay in the News…Again

The national media’s fascination with our anchor-out neighbors continues. The May 17 Wall St. Journal carried an article titled: “Home Prices Lead Some To the Water,” which is available online under a longer headline. Writer Jim Carlton leads off by stating: “Homelessness has become such a big problem in the... Read more

Sep 14 Tour Progressing Well

The Tour Committee has been hard at work, with lots of progress to report on our September 14 Open Homes Tour. Michele Affronte and Mari Steeno have lined up 8 homes, on Liberty, Van Damme and Issaquah. If you know of other residents on those docks who would be willing... Read more

Katherine Boschetto:  Navigating Life’s Curves

“I should have been born at the beginning of the forties,” Katherine Boschetto says, smiling, when I ask about the black and white photos of dancers on her living room wall at 9 Issaquah. “Everything in my house is vintage, from the 30s, 40s and 50s.” In her bedroom, she... Read more

Life on the Water: Both Sides Now

It’s gone viral around here, so perhaps you’ve seen the New York Times article titled Living on the Water—Houseboats can be a more affordable way to live near a city center. Published on April 26, the article starts by describing how Aislyn Greene and Jeannie Cruz decided to buy a... Read more

Help Available for Replacing Pilings

Broken or unstable pilings can become hazardous for floating home residents and their neighbors. The FHA has become aware that some residents can’t afford to replace damaged pilings, but now the Marin Housing Authority has announced it will finance the replacement of pilings owned by low income floating home owners. Housing... Read more