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The state is CA; L.A. County to be specific.

I bought a manuf. home and paid cash. The home is located in a very nice, quiet rental community; IOW the home sits on rented land.

At closing I had to pay a $117.00 registration fee to the county on the home. It is my understanding this this is an annual fee. I have no problem with that.

I don't own the land so I don't directly pay a property tax; it it levied to me via my rent payment. I have no problem with that as long as the owner of the property doesn't gouge the renters under the pretext of property tax increases.

We have only lived here 3 months and the complex of 100 homes has had some improvements. The electrical power company has upgraded all homes from 50 amp service to 100. The owner of the complex has resurfaced the streets. Also during the period, 2 or 3 homes have moved out (for whatever reason) and new homes have been put in place and that leads me to my question.

Does anyone know how this kind of rental property is assessed by the county tax assessor? Is it strictly based on the land or the land and what's on it? IOW, is my home (or new homes coming into the community) adding to the value of the rental property?

Best regards,

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