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Title 10 : Conservation and Development


Subchapter 003 : HABITABILITY

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 6265)
  • § 6265. Condemnation and relocation of residents

    (a) The owner of a lot or rented mobile home that is condemned by a governmental agency due to the willful failure or refusal of the owner to comply with any obligations imposed by law shall provide for reasonable relocation costs of affected leaseholders and residents, except when the owner can demonstrate that he or she has no financial capacity to comply. The affected leaseholders and residents shall have the right to recover the reasonable costs of relocation, including court costs and reasonable attorney fees. The Agency of Natural Resources shall grant to the owner in a timely fashion all permits necessary to correct violations under this subchapter.

    (b) The Commissioner may require a park owner who commences a closure of a mobile home park pursuant to section 6237a of this title within one year of receiving from a State or municipal enforcement official a notice of a violation of health, safety, or environmental laws or of section 6262 of this title to pay reasonable relocation costs not to exceed $3,500.00 to each affected leaseholder, except when the park owner can demonstrate that he or she has no financial capacity to comply. (Added 1993, No. 141 (Adj. Sess.), § 11, eff. May 6, 1994; amended 2007, No. 176 (Adj. Sess.), § 75.)