99% Invisible: Immobile Homes

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Mobile homes don’t get a lot of love in our culture, despite being a key source of affordable housing for the the country. Throughout the 1990s, 66% of new affordable housing built were mobile homes. Shirline, a divorcee with grown children, bought her manufactured home in 1994. She was proud to be able to afford her own home, and thought she'd found the perfect spot to put it: Applewood, a small, quiet mobile home park in Midvale Utah. But there was a problem ...

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