Mobile Homes

A negative perception of manufactured housing persists, though the industry has changed drastically. Winton Pitcoff tells community developers that these homes need to be taken seriously as solutions for the affordable housing crisis.
Nov 6, 2013   Shelterforce Magazine
Homeownership is slipping out of reach for many Americans, caused largely by the lack of affordable housing inventory. There is a solution to the inventory shortage that many buyers, advocates and policymakers are overlooking: Manufactured Housing.
Jun 27, 2013   Rooflines
A couple weeks back I went out to visit one of the strangest places I've ever been. It's a pocket of the Southwest that's become notorious in the world of recreational vehicle drivers. A million or more of them visit every year, creating a temporary metropolis of RVs out in the desert. They park in RV lots, on streets, and -- in vast quantities -- out in the desert on open land provided by the Bureau of Land Management. It's not just numbers that makes this place unique. It's the community that forms. Opinion
Mar 15, 2010   By Nate Berg
Though they are still striving for social tolerance, mobile homes have managed to achieve a certain legal acceptance.
Jun 9, 2009   Virginia Lawyers Weekly
A new study finds that manufactured housing (also known as mobile homes), despite their reputation, offer important advantages for low-income households.
Oct 3, 2008   HUD User
<p>The Vermont legislature passed a bill that encourages residential construction in village and town centers by offering tax credits and reducing permitting requirements. 20% of the homes and rental units must be affordable.</p>
Jun 3, 2008   Barre Montpelier Times Argus Online