Mobile homes can't move on
Trailers are the cheapest available homes in the US, but thire owner - tenants are always at risk

Breville, Benoit

Publisher:  Le Monde diplomatique
Date Written:  01/03/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX21920

The challenges and vulnerabilities facing mobile home owners and tenants is examined.



Francisco Guzman isn't allowed to leave anything in the tiny garden around his house. He can’t put rubbish out before collection day, or listen to music outside. 'Pets should not be over 13 inches [33cm] high. And if you want to host a friend, or even your brother or your mother, you have to ask the manager. They have to be registered, and he can say no. I mean... what the fuck, you know? It's my home!" Guzman and his wife own their home, a prefabricated house with three rooms (two of them bedrooms), but it stands on ground they rent at Friendly Village, a mobile home park in Aurora, Colorado.
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