At the end of the housing bubble, many Americans lost their homes when mobile home parks were cleared out to make room for speculative single-family site built real estate development.
The latest example is reported in Salt Lake City, where the Meadows Mobile Home Park in Cottonwood Heights, Utah, was cleared to make way for redevelopment. The park had 150 slabs. The developer intended to build 29 "mansions" on the land.
Delaware Manufactured Homeowners Association director Ed Speraw is quoted, making the oft-spoken point that "manufactured housing is the largest source of