Rental of Manufactured Housing and Mobile Homes
I rent a mobile home. What rights do I have? Special rules apply to the rental of mobile homes. First, if you are renting a mobile home
and the owner of the mobile home does not ownthe land on which it is located, the owner of the
mobile home is not responsible for repairs unlethe lease states that he will make repairs.
Second, the owner of the land, who rents at lfor the location of a mobile home owned by
another, is not responsible for the repair of the mobile home. However, the owner of the land is
responsible for keeping the lotand the common areas of the mobile home park in good repair.
Third, when only the mobile home (not land) isconveyed for use, the owner of the mobile home
cannot recover possession through use of the dispossessory process but must file a personal
property foreclosure. However, the owner of e lot can use the dispossessory process to gain
possession of the land on which the mobile home is located.
I am renting a mobile home and have a separate agreement to rent the lot on which it is located. What will happen if I do not pay the mobile home payment?
When only the mobile home (not land) conveyed for use, the owner of the mobile
home cannot recover possession through use of the dispossessory process. If you fail to pay your
monthly payment on the mobile home, the o rn of the home caniled a personal property
foreclosure, a process very similar to the dispossessory process.
I rent a lot to a tenant who
I know I can file
has placed a mobile home dispossessory for the lot
on it. The tenant has not paid but how do I describe it on
When a dispossessory affidavit is issued for land on which a mobile home is located, the
affidavit can describe the land and the location where the mobile home is located.
I rent a mobile home and the owner failed to make payments and it was repossessed. What will happen to my personal property?
Under Georgia law (O.C.G.A. §44-14-411.1) the person repossessing a mobile home
must within ten days of the date of reposseon notify the owner of the motor vehicle of the