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§ 42‑14.3.  Notice ofconversion of manufactured home communities.

(a)        In the event thatan owner of a manufactured home community (defined as a parcel of land, whetherundivided or subdivided, that has been designed to accommodate at least fivemanufactured homes) intends to convert the manufactured home community, or anypart thereof, to another use that will require movement of the manufacturedhomes, the owner of the manufactured home community shall give each owner of amanufactured home and the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency notice of theintended conversion at least 180 days before the owner of a manufactured homeis required to vacate and move the manufactured home, regardless of the term ofthe tenancy. Failure to give notice to each manufactured home owner as requiredby this section is a defense in an action for possession. The respective rightsand obligations of the community owner and the owner of the manufactured homeunder their lease shall continue in effect during the notice period.

(b)        Notwithstandingsubsection (a) of this section, if a manufactured home community is beingclosed pursuant to a valid order of any unit of State or local government, theowner of the community shall be required to give notice of the closure of thecommunity to each resident of the community and the North Carolina HousingFinance Agency within three business days of the date on which the order isissued.  (2003‑400,s. 5; 2008‑107, s. 28.27(c).)