Sooke’s Seaview Mobile Home Park Eviction Notice Upheld

I received a phone call yesterday from one of the residents in the Seaview Mobile Home Park, who, along with his neighbours, had been served eviction notice by landlord Jeff Zigay last fall. It seems that what I was afraid of has come to pass: their challenge of the landlord’s eviction notice has failed, andContinue reading “Sooke’s Seaview Mobile Home Park Eviction Notice Upheld”

Are Sooke’s Seaview Trailer Park Residents Still In Peril?

Since I first posted about the plight of the residents of the Seaview Mobile Home Park in Sooke, I’ve had quite the response from residents of the park and observers of the situation. I even had a comment the other day that was so defamatory that I was afraid to post it and I deletedContinue reading “Are Sooke’s Seaview Trailer Park Residents Still In Peril?”

Sooke’s Seaview Mobile Home Park Protected by Sooke Council

An updated on the situation I posted about last week: Last night, at the Sooke Council Chambers, the owners of the not-so-mobile homes in Sooke’s Seaview Trailer Park breathed a sigh of relief as Sooke Council unanimously passed the proposed policy on mobile home park redevelopments. The policy protects mobile home owners by requiring theContinue reading “Sooke’s Seaview Mobile Home Park Protected by Sooke Council”

Sooke’s Seaview Trailer Park Residents Served Eviction Notice

Update – Oct 28, 2008 It was reported this morning that residents of the Seaview Mobile Home Park in Sooke (that’s the one behind Pizzability in the centre of town) have been served their required one-year notice to vacate the property upon which their homes sit by the owner of the property, Jeff Zigay. TheContinue reading “Sooke’s Seaview Trailer Park Residents Served Eviction Notice”

Spotted in Sooke: New Definition of Mobile Home

I was driving home to Sooke last week when I saw this on the side of the road, just at the top of the Sooke-a-hala (the double lanes through Metchosin): Although it’s quite common, I’d never actually seen a house being moved before. A popular solution to affordable housing, people will often buy a lotContinue reading “Spotted in Sooke: New Definition of Mobile Home”