‘Sitting on a time bomb’: Mobile home residents at risk in red-hot housing market

By: and - April 18, 2022 6:30 am
The sun sets on a neighborhood of mobile homes in Arvada, Colorado, March 15, 2020. (Moe Clark/Colorado Newsline)

The sun sets on a neighborhood of mobile homes in Arvada, Colorado, March 15, 2020. (Moe Clark/Colorado Newsline)

At a manufactured home park in Blue Mounds, residents complained that the company that bought their community had neglected the streets and landscaping.

“It leaves these people in a very precarious situation,” Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Janet Bewley (D-Mason) told the Wisconsin Examiner last May.

“Congressman Pocan is deeply concerned about the rise of private equity in many industries including in mobile home communities and manufactured homes — seeking to profit off the lives of others without actually supporting their housing needs,” Pocan’s communications director Usamah Andrabi said.

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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Henry Redman

Henry Redman is a staff reporter for the Wisconsin Examiner who focuses on covering Wisconsin's towns and rural areas. He previously covered crime and courts at the Daily Jefferson County Union. A lifelong Midwesterner, he was born in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in journalism in May 2019.

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