Some residents of Arizona mobile-home park sue over closure
PHOENIX (AP) — Some owners of mobile homes near Scottsdale say they’re filing lawsuits after their park permanently closed last week.
The Arizona Republic reports that the mobile-home owners accuse park managers of lying about how many years Roadrunner Lake Resort would be open.
The 55-and-older community had more than 600 residents.
According to the Republic, residents claim park managers promised the park had a 99-year lease on the property with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
The newspaper says the lease actually was set to expire on Aug. 4, 2019.
Documents show the park opened on tribal land in 1969 with a 25-year lease, which was renewed for another 25 years in 1987.
A spokeswoman says the tribe has no plans currently for the land that used to house Roadrunner Lake Resort.
Information from: The Arizona Republic, http://www.azcentral.com