affordable housing

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Parked: Ouray woman watches a mobile-home investment evaporate with her mother’s death

The single-wide unit had to be moved because of a provision in an amended lease. That made the investment a near-total loss.

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Parked: Routt County manufactured homes by the numbers

In just the last 10 years, Routt County's mobile home units have fallen by nearly half

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Parked: Fort Collins considers reforms to preserve 30 mobile home parks and improve conditions

Moratorium on redevelopment of mobile home park properties will be in effect until August 2020 as city mulls options

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Parked: Eagle County mobile-home parks become immigrants’ home away from home

In a notoriously pricey area, nearly all of them are filled with workers in the hospitality, service and construction industries

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Parked: Mobile-home dwellers left behind after 2013 Colorado floods

In just Lyons, Evans, south of Greeley, and Miliken, southeast of Loveland, the flood destroyed 273 mobile homes, most of which were never replaced

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Parked: Fire can be risky, deadly drawback of living in mobile homes

The most severe risks are in homes built before 1976, when HUD set improved safety and construction standards

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Parked: “Priced out of our hometown,” rising lot rents squeezing out mobile-home park residents

Even for Durango's middle class, the numbers don't always add up to an affordable housing option -- and some point the finger at corporate park owners