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Article - I celebrated holidays in a trailer. Don't put it down, it was home.

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https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/11/23/celebrating-holidays-in-trailer-dont-put-it-down-it-was-my-home-suzanne-anarde-column/872480001/

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The vast majority of "mobile" homes, in fact, aren’t mobile at all — they’re attached to permanent foundations and don’t move.
Yet at least 80% of new manufactured homes are titled as chattel (personal property like automobiles) rather than as real estate.
As a result, consumers are penalized with higher interest rates, shorter terms and fewer protections than what’s offered for a standard mortgage.

Many people run the chronic risk of displacement through rent increases or sale of the land for development.
Resident Owned Communities USA, a non-profit based in New Hampshire, has helped mobile homeowners in 200 communities across the country buy the parks where they live.
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Regulatory Barriers to ManufacturedHousing Placement in Urban Communities
https://www.huduser.gov/portal/publications/mfghsg_hud_2011.pdf
 
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