Mobile Home Parks Becoming Unaffordable as Investors Buy Up Properties
Longtime residents of mobile home parks are seeing their land rents go up as corporate investors seek to increase profits, aided in part by federally-backed loans.
Manufactured Home Residents Face Heightened Hurricane Risks
The unique construction and ownership structure of so-called 'mobile' homes put their residents at increased risk of property damage, financial loss, and death during extreme weather events.
Manufactured Homes for Affordability
When President Reagan slashed funding for low-income housing in the '80s, he set off a boom in manufactured housing. Now some think these homes might offer relief for those struggling to afford a home.
How Mobile Homes Fill a 'Critical Gap' in Affordable Housing
Cities across America have a housing crisis on their hands—should they be talking more about trailer parks?
Learning from the Humble Trailer Park
An examination of the common trailer park reveals a few key lessons about land use, urban design, and private governance.
Greed Revealed in the Manufactured Housing Industry
A company owned by Berkshire Hathaway has been been indulging in some of the same tactics that led to the larger housing crisis about ten years ago.
Trailer Park Urbanism
The housing market is struggling big time. Author Bill Morrish argues that salvation could be found in an unsuspected urban form: the trailer park.
City of Joliet
Norwalk Redevelopment Agency
City of Cotati
Rowan University's Department of Geography, Planning, & Sustainability
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
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