Welcome to Episode 94 of the Mobile Home Park Investors podcast, hosted by Jefferson Lilly and Brad Johnson, with the Park Street Partners. Today’s guest is DJ Pendleton, the Executive Director of the Texas Manufactured Housing Association. DJ discuss the behind-the-scenes of what goes into lobbying for the manufactured housing industry in Texas and what kinds of things the Association pushes for in the legislature.
[3:15] What did DJ do prior to getting into the mobile home park industry?
[6:10] What is the main mission or objective of the Texas Manufactured Housing Association?
[9:05] The Texas MHA has both annual and quarterly meetings with the members.
[10:45] What kind of data does the Texas MHA collect among its members?
[12:45] How does DJ prioritize what to lobby against?
[18:15] In what areas is Texas leading the charge in legislature compared to other states?
[22:15] What kind of legislature wins has Texas had over the years?
[29:30] DJ discusses how the Texas MHA was able to get rid of over a million tax liens on mobile homes.
[37:25] What are some of the Texas MHA goals for this year?
[41:05] If a septic field fails, you can not rebuild it in Texas if it’s within 50 ft of a property line. Is this true?
[44:15] What happens to the victims of the hurricane disaster who were living in mobile homes? Will they be able to move back into their homes?
Mentioned in This Episode:
LinkedIn: Mobile Home Park Investors Group
Email DJ: firstname.lastname@example.org