Annual Meeting Recaps a Busy Year

A capacity crowd filled the Seahorse Restaurant for the Floating Homes Association’s annual membership meeting and party on February 24. Those attending learned that the FHA had a busy year that included two very successful Day in the Park events, the purchase of new shopping...

We Won!  . . .  for Now

The following report comes from the Legislative Action Committee of the Floating Homes Association: Our active Sausalito floating home community has just stopped a year-long attempt to roll back homeowner protections incorporated in the 2023 Floating Home Residency Law. For now, Assemblymember Damon Connolly has rejected a proposal,...

LAC Goes for Win-Win

The FHA’s Legal Action Committee (LAC) continues to pursue amending the Floating Homes Residency Law to address vacancy control, passthrough fees, and long-term leases in a way that is fair to all: owners of newer and larger homes, owners of smaller and older homes, and...

FHA Needs Your Support

Urgent Message from FHA President Pete Hudson: The FHA has initiated a funding campaign to help the FHA offset the costs for outside legal counsel.  These costs could reach $11,500. We need your support. Your donation will help ensure that the FHA can obtain valuable...

Eelgrass Has its Enforcers

Last week Michael Konrad of South 40 Pier provided a primer on eel grass, a key component of the ecology of Richardson’s Bay. This week he examines threats to eel grass and what is being done about them. The damage that anchored boats can inflict...

Latest Developments in Rent Control Talks

The Legal Action Committee (LAC) of the Floating Homes Association continues to meet with County officials to iron out possible proposed changes to the Floating Home Residency Law, specifically the provisions that which went into effect in January 2023 limiting increases on berth rents upon...

Eelgrass, a whale of a plant

Biochemist and marine biologist Michael Konrad of South 40 Pier sends along the following natural history of one of our most important neighbors, eelgrass: Life began in the ocean. Then continents generated by tectonic plate movements gradually became hospitable to life, and some living organisms...

Update on Floating Home Rent Control

After gathering input from residents of all 10 Sausalito docks covered by the recently enacted rent control amendment to the Floating Homes Residency Law (FHRL), members of the Floating Homes Association’s Legal Action Committee (LAC) have been meeting with county and state officials to discuss...