Mobile Homes

August 13, 2016, 11am PDT
An examination of the common trailer park reveals a few key lessons about land use, urban design, and private governance.
Strong Towns
April 26, 2016, 7am PDT
Rapid development in Austin, TX has severely impacted rental housing, including mobile home parks, which are a source of low-income housing.
The Austin Chronicle
November 6, 2013, 9am PST
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.
Shelterforce Magazine
June 27, 2013, 7am PDT
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.
Rooflines
Blog post
March 15, 2010, 11am PDT

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.

Nate Berg
June 9, 2009, 11am PDT
Though they are still striving for social tolerance, mobile homes have managed to achieve a certain legal acceptance.
Virginia Lawyers Weekly
October 3, 2008, 12pm PDT
A new study finds that manufactured housing (also known as mobile homes), despite their reputation, offer important advantages for low-income households.
HUD User
June 3, 2008, 10am PDT
<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>
Barre Montpelier Times Argus Online