Residents at Raleigh's Homestead Village Mobile Home Park are ecstatic over news that WJ Properties is dropping its request for a rezoning of the park's 38 acres.
Cary Joshi of WJ Properties told IndyWeek that the firm would instead look elsewhere. The zoning request, to be heard Tuesday, remains active in a formal sense.
Claudia Shows, a resident at Homestead Village for more than 30 years, rejoiced.Read More
Accolades follow when developers build the right way. Yesterday's entry spoke to this in general, but today there is news that affirms it.
That is why it makes sense that Parrish Manor, a 280-home community in Garner, North Carolina, won the 2008 Manufactured Housing Institute Land-Lease Community of the Year Award.Read More
One of the things that cannot be said enough about the process of bringing reform to the manufactured housing industry is that it takes the willingness to have imagination. People can get locked into seeing the empirical evidence that dots the landscape -- think run down parks, broken promises, and the like -- and decide that manufactured housing has fundamental constraints.Read More
Last week, MHR reviewed the performance at Palm Harbor (PHHM), where management is charting a safe course by focusing on its core higher margin operations (manufacturing and retailing), as well as paying off debt.Read More
What does the presence of manufactured housing tell us about America? What does it show us about a shelter? What makes an ideal home? How do those questions and their answers change over time?
These are some of the things that the curators of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) have attempted to ask in their latest exhibition. It is an exploration in to pre-fabricated houses.Read More