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Mobile Home Residents Hit With Soaring Rent After Hurricanes

LUMBERTON, N.C. — For eight years, James Lesane paid what he could for his mobile home lot rental every month _ $150. But in February, five months after Hurricane Florence flooded the Lumberton region and shortly after Florida-based company Time …

‘Falling Through the Cracks’: Vulnerable Homeowners Overlooked after Disasters

WASHINGTON — It was the middle of the night when Yvonne Rawhouser’s neighbor woke her up to warn her that a nearby hillside was aflame. The wildfire that had been raging through northern California’s wine country in October 2017 was …

Ohio Governor Says Manufactured Homes Should Be Regulated

Ohio Gov. John Kasich believes too many people are dying in manufactured homes, and he wants oversight of those homes transferred from an industry-controlled board to the state. Statistics compiled by the State Fire Marshal’s office show people living in …

Study Says Mobile Homes at Risk From Climate Change, More Tornadoes

As mobile home ownership rises, the volatility of climate change and more tornadoes increases the risk of massive property damage and deaths in coming decades, according to a new study by Michigan State University researchers. The number of mobile homes …

New Jersey Storm Victims Headed Soon to Mobile Homes

Some New Jersey families displaced by Superstorm Sandy could be living in federal government-supplied mobile homes as early as next week. Forty units – all one- and two-bedroom – are being temporarily kept at Six Flags Great Adventure in Ocean …

15 Mobile Homes Destroyed in Texas Brush Fire

The Texas Forest Service says five people have received medical attention following a brush fire that destroyed 15 mobile homes. Spokeswoman Lexi Maxwell said Tuesday that crews are working to contain the blaze that started with a 30-acre fire in …