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Owner cleans up Boulder City mobile home park

Posted at 7:26 PM, Apr 19, 2016

Several tenants at the Boulder City Mobile Home Park say they were forced out illegally.

David Craig claims he and others were evicted from the park, located at 1501 Nevada Highway, on April 12 because they complained of unfair conditions. Craig says he refused to pay rent until his utilities were fixed by the new owner Randy Schams.
 
"It's unfair," said Craig. "I'll be moving out of state because of this."
 
Schams, who also sits on on the Boulder City Planning Commission, purchased the property after the original owner filed for bankruptcy.
 
Schams and his daughter Jackie oversee the park. Both were unavailable for comment when 13 Action News reached out to them.
 
However, other tenants say the Schams are being painted in the wrong light.
 
"Randy is really cleaning this place up," said Sandy Sessions. "It's sad, a lot of people have left but they didn't pay their rent."
 
13 Action News did some digging and found out Schams is not legally responsible for fixing trailers.
 
The sale gives the family rights over the land and utilities. They are not legally required to fix the interior or exterior of the mobile homes.
 
The Schams are up-to-date on utilities and have not denied anyone basic utilities.
 
Those who do not pay rent, according to neighbors, have been asked to leave.