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As some Colorado mobile home parks mull selling, resident co-ops seek to become their own landlords

When Colorado lawmakers recently turned their attention to mobile home parks for the first time in decades, one particular bill inspired some residents to start thinking big — beyond the chronic battles with park owners over rising rents and questionable evictions. A new provision in the Mobile Home Park Act, which went into effect in […]

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Fearing economic uncertainty, residents seek to buy their Boulder County mobile-home park to avoid evictions

With rents rising precipitously, stoking fears of “economic eviction” within their long-established community, residents at the Sans Souci mobile home community in Boulder County sought to embrace a relatively new strategy in Colorado: Buy the park from its owner and run it themselves. A handful of other parks have done it, from Cañon City to […]