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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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