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Are Flawed Policies Fostering Homelessness, Crime? What Happens When Affordable Housing, Including Manufactured Homes, Are Lacking

November 23rd, 2018
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Still from video, posted further below.

A report and analysis from Columbus, GA linked further below from earlier today includes the interview of a man who stated that he was homeless prior to moving into an affordable manufactured home.

 

Now an official in that town is threatening to close the community that provided a once-homeless man with affordable housing.

Across the nation, notably in costly cities, the reports of vehicular homelessness are rising.

 

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A sampling of recent reports, shown in the screen capture above, reflects the troubling trend.  MHProNews previously reported on that movement in a report, linked below.

 

“Vehicular Homelessness” Rising, Land Use, and Manufactured Housing Policies

 

In the new video posted below, New York’s CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis “has the latest” on a report this week about a homeless woman who was arrested after stealing a mother’s car with her child still inside, and then crashed the vehicle as she tried to escape.

 

 

The Daily Business News on MHProNews analysis linked below highlights in a single report several troubling tendencies that have been previously reported.

 

Public Official, ABC News, Manufactured Home Community Owner Clash Over Resident Concerns

 

Manufactured homes and communities that are ‘done right’ provide a significant source of affordable housing, as thousands of manufactured home industry professionals and investors recognize.

Problematic policies and NIMBY-style actions at the local level block a broad access to manufactured homes.  That in turn arguably contributes to numerous social, economic, legal and other public problems.

 

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On Black Friday, tens of millions poured into stores, to ‘shop until they drop.’ In a stark contrast, often in those same cities and towns, there are others that are part of an estimated half-a-million plus Americans living without housing.

 

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Some of those who live in a vehicle are arguably among the more fortunate ones who are homeless. But cars aren’t meant to be housing.

 

Giving Thanks for Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes, Classic “Mobile Home Parks” and Manufactured Home Communities

 

Affordable manufactured homes are more than just a way of making a good, honest living.  They demonstrably provide a path for people of all economic levels to live better for a lower total or monthly cost.

 

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Only failed leadership among the industry’s biggest firms and their Arlington, VA based national trade association can arguably account for why there are numerous moves to supplant them.

 

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  • When the need for affordable housing are so great,
  • when millions of housing units are needed in the USA today,
  • and the opportunities to profit ethically in manufactured housing are so many,
  • the vacuum of their so-called ‘leadership’ is growing, and attracting others into the gaps created.

 

 

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