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Mobile home park owner seeking rent increase

Andra Belknap, Ojai Valley News reporter
The owner of the Ojai Valley Estates mobile home park has proposed increasing rents on each of the park's 90 spaces by $588.83 per month, according to documents submitted to the Ventura County Mobile Home Park Rent Review Board (RRB).
The lowest rent paid in the park is listed at $621.38, this highest is $950.
If approved by the RRB, the rent increase would take effect Sept. 1.
Resident James Goam attended an RRB meeting Feb. 22 to speak in opposition to the increase, as did many of his neighbors, he said.

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