McGowan said he was inspired to write "Scatter the Pigeons" after he read a magazine article about retirees settling in mobile home parks
because it allowed them to live independently without spending too much.
* Paradise-Phoenix Properties LLC, led by Dennis Downing, bought its namesake mobile home parks
for $1.3 million.
"We need to take advantage of every opportunity to protect and preserve mobile home parks
, which are a vitally important - and endangered - source of affordable housing."
RS: Manufactured housing communities, known as mobile home parks
or trailer parks, have addressed housing needs for the past 80 or so years.
While the City has obeyed a Circuit Court order to let mobile home parks
fill vacant lots, it is refusing to allow utilities hookups to mobile homes placed on the lots.
Mobile home parks
in California may be organized in a number of ways.
The Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) is one of the most popular IREM designations, and is a certification for site managers working with all types of residential portfolios, including conventional apartments, federally assisted housing, public housing, condominiums, cooperatives, dormitories, homeowner's associations and mobile home parks
. It is the industry's most respected credential for residential site mangers.
This study analyzes the planning and zoning practices, case law, the State of Michigan's Mobile Home Commission (MHC), and taxation of mobile home parks
to reveal the battle many Michigan communities face in the local regulation of mobile home parks
Back in the late '70s, when John Erickson owned and operated a string of golf course mobile home parks
on Florida's Gulf Coast, it occurred to him that for every person who came south to retire, 20 stayed back in their home states.
They included an apartment building, two hotels, three mobile home parks
and four senior living centers.