Test Your Floating Homes IQ

Joe Novitski, chair of the Floating Homes Association’s Legislative Action Committee has crafted a series of quizzes to help you test your knowledge of your rights has a floating homeowner. We’ll be running one a week for the next few weeks. Here’s multiple choice question number one: You’re selling your...

FHA Looks at Changes to AB252

The Legal Action Committee (LAC) of the Floating Homes Association recently held a series of dock meetings to gather community input on possible changes to AB252, the floating home rent control law that was enacted at the beginning of 2023. At issue is the amount marina operators can raise berth...

Reach Out to Legislators CORRECTION

In advertently, the last paragraph in the suggested letter to legislators was changed from the original. Below is the correct version which should be emailed to each of our elected representatives: Thanks to Stan Barbarich of Liberty Dock for compiling email addresses for each of the local and state representatives...

AB252 Needs Our Help

  As we reported last week, harbor owners are opposing the recently enacted rent stabilization ordinance (AB252). Recently, they prevailed upon Stephanie Moulton-Peters, President of the Marin County Board of Supervisors, to propose amendments to the law which would effectively gut it. At the April 20 Board of Supervisors meeting,...

The Importance of FHA Membership

The Floating Homes Association represents the interests of floating homeowners and renters to help foster a friendly, inclusive, and colorful community on Richardson Bay. Your membership helps the FHA provide services and sponsor events that support and strengthen our unique community. Through the work of our volunteers Board of Directors...

AB252 Questions and Answers

In our recent report on the passage of rent stabilization (AB252) for floating home marinas in Sausalito and other Bay Area communities, we invited questions. Here are four questions we’ve received so far. The answers below are informational and must not be considered legal advice. If you intend to make...

Day in the Park Resumes May 22

Save the date of Sunday, May 22 for a family-friendly Day in the Park. This free Floating Homes Association event, which was postponed by last October’s atmospheric river, will be held at the Waldo Point Harbor Park and will feature live music, food by Davey Jones, local artists, information booths...

Prevent Rodents from Disabling Your Vehicle

A neighbor just had to have her van towed out of the Gate 6 ½ parking lot to repair damage from rodents. This and similar reports from our community prompted a bit of internet research into suggestions for preventing this kind of damage. Here are some tips from Consumer Reports:...

Covid Breakthrough Fatality at WPH

Dimitreo, who worked in maintenance at Waldo Point Harbor, has succumbed to COVID–19, leaving behind a wife and two children. Floating Homes Association President Michael Labate has set up a gofundme page for those who would like to offer their support to Dimitreo’s family. WPH management has verified that Dimitreo...