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  • APAC Launches Strategic Planning for 2015-2018 | All Parks Alliance for Change
    an APAC Chapter Establish a Resident Association Become a Citizen Lobbyist Sign up for E Mail Updates Contact Us Tenant Hotline Metro 651 644 5525 Toll Free 1 855 361 2722 State Office 2380 Wycliff St 200 St Paul MN 55114 651 644 5525 Fax 651 523 0173 Get Directions Email Us Home Programs APAC s The Alliance Newsletter Archived Newsletters APAC Launches Strategic Planning for 2015 2018 St Paul MN In August the APAC board of directors approved launching a strategic planning and implementation process covering 2015 to 2018 The process will be led by consultant Stacy Becker executive director Dave Anderson and board president Henry Miller The goal is to develop a practical plan for APAC that answers three key questions What is APAC s highest value added and what activities should APAC pursue to ensure greatest impact What are the options for building sustainable revenue sources which are likely to be the most successful for APAC and what is needed to cultivate these What are the key leadership skills and attributes needed to support APAC s transition into the future This process is being supported with funding from Catholic Campaign for Human Development Greater Minnesota Housing Fund

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  • Why is APAC Membership Important | All Parks Alliance for Change
    1 855 361 2722 State Office 2380 Wycliff St 200 St Paul MN 55114 651 644 5525 Fax 651 523 0173 Get Directions Email Us Home Why is APAC Membership Important By Henry Miller APAC Board President Apple Valley MN I am currently serving my third term as the APAC Board President which is entirely park residents I have been a resident of Apple Valley Estates for 20 years I got involved with APAC in 1999 when we passed a park closing ordinance with the City of Apple Valley Along with other residents I was also part of a class action law suit over water meters that violated our leases I encourage you to become a member of APAC and be a part of our legislative process I encourage residents from outstate parks to become involved and become board members APAC will take you through the steps of joining the board and you can attend in person or call into monthly board meetings I am proud of the work that APAC has done not only for the residents of manufactured home parks in Minnesota but also those we are currently working with in Colorado and North Dakota I am looking

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  • APAC's "The Alliance" Newsletter
    Resident Association Remains Vigilant in Battle to Save Homes Future of Four Parks in Chaska and Shakopee Still Uncertain Governor Pawlenty Declares Manufactured Home Park Week Sunrise Estates Residents Win New Storm Shelter Residents Work to Gain Control in Madelia Park Minnesota s First Park Co op Has Another First APAC Opens Northwest Regional Office and Welcomes Sureshi Jayawardene to Community Organizer Position APAC Opens Southeast Regional Office and Welcomes Martha Hernandez to Community Organizer Position Mobile Justice Comes to Lake Village Resident Association Lobby Day at the Capitol Sandy Boone Resident of Lowry Grove in St Anthony Village 45 Year Old Mother and Community Leader Arrested for Exercising Her First Amendment Rights Freedom of Expression APAC Hosts 2007 MHOAA National Convention Northwest Region APAC Sees Changes Growth In Its Staff APAC Puts Many Important Resources On Its Web Site APAC Mourns the Passing of Stephen Block APAC Returns to Midway Stadium APAC Invites Your Community to Become a Chapter Why become an APAC Member Rolling Hills Residents Oppose Rent Increase Summer 2007 They Voted Yes New State Law Guarantees Relocation Compensation It s Not A Trailer It s My Home An Intro to Park Prejudice Powerful Leaders in Arden Hills Organize Skyline Village to Challenge Rent Increase Parks on the Chopping Block for Highway Expansion in Chaska and Shakopee Edgewood Park to be Sold to Affordable Housing Non Profit Organizing Continues in Blaine Centennial Square Forming a Resident Association Stacy Residents Shake Up City Hall Five Member City Council Has 3 Park Residents Bennett Park Cooperative Moorhead Update Residents Working Hard to Become 3rd Co op in Minnesota Expanded Right to Purchase Bill Doesn t Pass But Makes Progress Senator Mike Jungbauer From Park Resident to State Senator Park Week Right Around the Corner Tenants Remedies Action What is it Q A with Margaret Kaplan In Park Sales Leadership Build a Vision a Base and a Movement National Convention will be hosted by APAC Five State Summit Held in Saint Paul Residents Voice Importance of Park Unity APAC Developing an Organizer s Manual Mark Your Calendars APAC s Annual Meeting and Legislative Summit on August 18th APAC Welcomes Jay Clark He Joins the Fight on the National Level APAC Honored by Headwaters Foundation Receives Allies for Justice Award Saint Paul Saints Fundraiser A Success for APAC Spring 2007 Residents Across the State Rally at Capitol Two Bills One Problem Capitol Update Both Bills Making Progress Please Support APAC Call Your Legislators Today There Oughta Be a Law and Here s How to Get Em Passed Park Residents Come Together for a Legislative Summit Meet Scott Kranz a New Politician in Town Winter 2007 Minnesota Celebrates Mobile Justice During Manufactured Home Park Week APAC Argues Freedom of Expression Before Minnesota Supreme Court Wave of Metro Area Park Closings Rob Hundreds of Their Homes APAC Returns to Blaine Latino Organizing Saint Anthony Village Passes Ordinance Skyline Village Unites Rosemount Becomes 19th Ordinance Tyranny Makes an Appearance in Glencoe Message to the

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  • Coming Soon -- "Before You Sign: A Consumer's Guide to Mobile Home Parks in the Twin Cities" | All Parks Alliance for Change
    look for something a little more permanent you may have considered the option of buying a manufactured home more commonly known as a mobile home Mobile Homes Are Affordable In many cases manufactured homes can be the most affordable housing option Used homes usually sell for 30 000 for newer ones down to only a few hundred dollars for older ones You can buy a mobile home for what you would spend in a month just on rent Chances are if you find a manufactured home that affordable than it is in a park That means several big differences from buying one on its own land You will be paying lot rent to the park owner every month But even then the lot rent can still be less than what you would pay in an apartment or house renting situation So financially living in a mobile home park can still be a very good option But not all parks are the same and not every one will be right for you Find the Right Park for You It is important to fully evaluate which park is the right fit for you because buying a manufactured home despite the common name mobile home can become a fairly permanent decision Manufactured homes can be costly to move and as a result only 19 are ever moved from their initial placement If you decide to move you have the legal right to sell your home in place in the park but the process can sometimes take a while That is the reason behind Before You Sign A Consumer s Guide to Mobile Home Parks in the Twin Cities Before you buy a home and sign a lease in park make sure it is the right one for you Is it in the right

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  • "Before You Sign: A Consumer's Guide to Mobile Home Parks in the Twin Cities"
    ask and contact information for each of the parks Park neighborhoods can provide affordable housing sustainable home ownership and a tight knit sense of community Hopefully this guide will help you decide if moving into a park is the right choice for you We hope you will send us a message to let us know if this guide proves helpful If you think of ways it can be improved we hope you will also let us know We plan to update it annually You can send comments and suggestions to info allparksallianceforchange org Best wishes Dave Anderson Executive Director Become an Advertiser Before You Sign A Consumer s Guide to Mobile Home Parks in the Twin Cities Deadline Extended Dear Potential Advertiser Manufactured home parks can provide affordable housing sustainable home ownership and a tight knit sense of community But not all parks are created equal They can vary dramatically in appearance and maintenance services and amenities park rules and access to jobs schools transportation and shopping It is important for families to carefully evaluate which park is the right fit for them Buying a manufactured home despite the common name mobile home can become a fairly permanent decision The homes can be costly to move and as a result only 19 are ever moved from their initial placement If a family does decide to move they have the legal right to sell their home in place in the park but the process can be slow and difficult That is why APAC is producing Before You Sign A Consumer s Guide to Mobile Home Parks in the Twin Cities It is a first of its kind guide to all the parks in the metro area with standardized information for families to make comparisons suggestions on important questions to ask and contact information for each of the parks Our plan is to produce it as a free ad supported publication As someone committed to manufactured housing we are asking you to consider advertising in the inaugural edition which will be published in February 2014 You can learn more about the publication here http www allparksallianceforchange org q beforeyousign You can download the Advertising Rates and Contract here http www allparksallianceforchange org files Park Guide Ad Rates and Contract 2014 pdf If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at 651 644 5525 or dave allparksallianceforchange org Sincerely Dave Anderson Executive Director Coming Soon Before You Sign A Consumer s Guide to Mobile Home Parks in the Twin Cities Coming in 2014 Learn how you can advertise Welcome to Before You Sign A Consumer s Guide to Mobile Home Parks in the Twin Cities There comes a point for some people when renting seems pointless and wasteful You are sinking money into a place that will never be yours If you ve decided to look for something a little more permanent you may have considered the option of buying a manufactured home more commonly known as a mobile home

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  • NEW: APAC Shirts & Bumper Stickers
    for 18 00 T SHIRTS 100 Cotton Pre shrunk Double needle stitched SIZES Small Medium Large Extra Large Double XL Triple XL 1 00 each 6 for 5 00 Special APAC Membership Promotion Click to Join or renew for 16

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  • Programs | All Parks Alliance for Change
    a Resident Association Become a Citizen Lobbyist Sign up for E Mail Updates Contact Us Tenant Hotline Metro 651 644 5525 Toll Free 1 855 361 2722 State Office 2380 Wycliff St 200 St Paul MN 55114 651 644 5525 Fax 651 523 0173 Get Directions Email Us Home Programs testing Know Your Rights Organize Your Community Preserve Your Community At the Capitol Around the Nation Your Vote Your Voice

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  • Resident Associations
    safety conditions in the park A Resident Association can bring park residents together and serve as an effective outlet to voice concerns and take action against unfair park rules It can also work to pass a Park Closing Ordinance or address other issues that affect residents of your park How to Form One Step 1 Identify park concerns a Resident Association could address Step 2 Collect signatures for Resident Association petition Step 3 Define mission statement of the Association Step 4 Hold Board Elections Step 5 Approve By laws Step 6 Incorporate the Association Step 7 Celebration Step 8 Win real victories for your community APAC is here to help you We can provide information advice and support in forming a resident association In some cases we can flyer the park with information and if there is a strong interest we can even organize an educational workshop in the park Workshops generally cover resident rights and responsibilities as well as other questions as they come up Signing the agreement to join the Resident Association does not mean you must attend Resident Association meetings it simply says that it gives the Resident Association permission to speak on park residents behalf regarding

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