Across the US, corporate buyers are purchasing mobile home parks and driving up rents for those on the brink of being homeless. VICE News went to Fresno, California, where one such company is attempting to buy a park … More »
CONCORD, N.H. – It doesn’t take long for homeowners in Resident Owned Communities to realize the impact of buying their manufactured home communities. After just five years of resident ownership, ROC Members’ site fees are already 11% below … More »
Investors nationwide of buying up mobile home parks from mom-and-pop operators. Tenants often suffer.
To spend time with the moms is to see: Alone, some could find themselves drowning. But together, they’ve been able to do more than tread water.
CONCORD, N.H. — Fifteen Resident Owned Communities (ROCs) received the good news over the weekend that their Better Together Grant applications have been approved, totaling $29,800 in funding for projects that will address member engagement, community improvements, and … More »
Wareham, Massachusetts – On July 28, Carol Carver went from leasing the land under her manufactured home to being the co-owner of a multi-million dollar piece of real-estate. Two years ago, Ms. Carver’s landlord sold the building … More »
When you hear the words “trailer park” or “mobile home park,” what comes to mind? Crime? Poverty? Vulnerability to natural disasters? These negative images reflect the stigma, reinforced by popular culture, that many U.S. residents assign to manufactured … More »
LONGMONT, Colo. — Donde cabe uno, caben dos. The Spanish version of the saying, “If I eat, we all eat,” takes on a very real meaning at the LMP Longmont mobile home park. This is the kind of place … More »
GOLDEN, Colo. — On any given day, Ken Erwin is looking for odd jobs for his neighbors to do. He’s trying to help them make some money to pay for their increasing rent. Erwin owns a home in Golden … More »
DENVER — For decades, mobile homes have been a sweet spot in home ownership. They provide an opportunity to own a home at much lower prices than traditional single-family homes. The problem for some homeowners has become the … More »