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Historic Affordable Housing Event – How Trailer Houses, Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes Faired in America’s Affordable Home Efforts – June 15, 1976 to Today – Videos & Reports

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The American Dream has to various degrees always included the ideal of home ownership. As conventional housing prices have long been out of reach for millions with more modest earnings and/or a smaller housing budget, the evolution from 1930s-1940s era trailer houses into larger mobile homes occurred during the 1950s into the early 1970s. While many of those post-trailer house …

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Pre-Buffett NIMBY and BANANA Revelations – Not in My Back Yard —Removing Barriers to Affordable Housing – HUD Research Included Manufactured Homes – Tents vs Manufactured Housing?

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Prejudice and ignorance are not bliss. Bias against affordable housing and/or manufactured homes are costly to most of society, save a few well-connected elites. In fairness, over a decade before the self-described “atheist” dark lord of Omaha entered the manufactured home industry, Americans were understandably complaining about a lack of affordable housing. Part of the problem was and remains NIMBY …

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June National Homeownership Month, Historic – “2 Million Houses a Year” – NHC Spotlights Walter Reuther Plan Could Lift Conventional Housing, Manufactured Homes, and Build Wealth for Millions of Americans

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“The more things change the more they stay the same.” That’s the common translation of what French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr wrote in 1849 – “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose,” per Wikipedia and Quora. Over 66 years ago, in 1954, a well-known leader at the time named Walter Reuther made the call for building 2 million new …

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“Predatory” RHP Properties CEO Ross Partrich Announces Dozens of New Manufactured Home Communities Bought, Unpacking RHP, Sun’s Shiffman, ELS’ Nader, Frank Rolfe, Resident Leader Tim Sheahan Statements – News Analysis

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The Private Equity Stakeholder Project (PESP) are among the nonprofits, media, and public officials who have called RHP Properties and other “consolidators” of land-lease manufactured home communities “predatory.” While such comments were once more commonly reserved to Democratic lawmakers, Republican officials have, in recent years, also become concerned that what is occurring in what for decades was “affordable housing” is …

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Billions in Economic Harm to Millions of Mobile Home and Manufactured Homeowners – FHFA Attorney Kevin Sheehan Responds to Mobile and Manufactured Home Living News Publisher’s “Concerns”

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Even though tens of millions of Americans understandably believe that “the system is rigged,” the case can be made that the system is more rigged than most realize. The response from the Office of General Counsel at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to this writer and MHLivingNews publisher L. A. “Tony” Kovach is an example of that which will …

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Making the Case-Why Mobile Home Univ, Impact Communities, Strive Communities-Frank Rolfe, Dave Reynolds Should Be New Manufactured Housing Institute Leaders – The View On Predatory, Deceptive, and Illegal Behavior That Dims Manufactured Home Living

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As a disclosure for new readers and as detail-minded and longtime readers here know, Manufactured Home Living News takes a dim view of predatory, illegal, and unethical business practices. Then what explains this evidence-based viewpoint on making arguably notorious Frank Rolfe and Dave Reynolds the new leaders for the Arlington, VA based Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI)? Simple. Because birds of …

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Considering a Clayton Home? Behind the Curtain of Mobile and Manufactured Home Living – Hundreds of “Pissed Consumer” Complaints Against Clayton Homes, Manufactured and Conventional Housing Builder

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Before diving into the headline topic about angry Clayton Homes customers, it is important to note for accuracy and balance that there are millions of Americans that are blessed and happy living in a pre-HUD Code mobile home or a post-HUD Code manufactured home. The manufactured home business, like any profession, could be oversimplified into so-called “white hat” or ethically …

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“Calling Kevin Borden at MHAction, Kevin Borden at MHAction” – Judas Priest! – What Are You Doing, Who Are You Doing It For?

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‘Calling Kevin Borden at MHAction, Calling Kevin Borden at MHAction – Judas Priest! – man!’ What are you doing and who are you doing it for? Phrases.UK explains that: “”Judas Priest” is a “swear.” It’s used on the theory that it is better to swear using the name of Judas Iscariot…who betrayed Jesus rather than saying “Jesus Christ,” taking the …

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Mobile and Manufactured Home Living Revolution Revival – “You Can Live Better When Your Living Costs Less.”

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“You can live better when your living costs less.” © “Showcasing Smarter, Stronger, Stylish, Shelter Savings!” © And “Improved Living for Less.” © These are just three of several tag lines or mantras that have been provided here at Mobile and Manufactured Home Living News (MHLivingNews) over the years. While our focus has been pre-HUD Code mobile homes and post-HUD …

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Award-Winning Attorney Marty Lavin Sounds Alert About Manufactured Housing Institute Backed Loan Program; Home Values – Supply, Demand – Case for Manufactured Housing Sabotage

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To understand the importance of the cautionary comments from award-winning attorney Marty Lavin to Mobile and Manufactured Home Living News (MHLivingNews), it is useful to understand some basics that influence all forms of conventional and manufactured homes. Access to lending plays an important role in all resale home valuations. The law of supply and demand, along with proper support by …

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Consumer Alert! “Clayton Career” Employees Rip Clayton Homes for Deceptive Tactics, Unethical, Pressure, and Allegedly Illegal Behavior – Clayton Customers Video, News Complaints

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There are several possible sources for information on a company – be it Clayton Homes or any other – for those seeking an authentic snapshot. It is natural for a company to say good things about themselves. But what do current and former employees have to say? What do customers that encountered a problem have to say? Those are some …

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Manufactured Home Living – News on What’s Hot, What’s Not – Shopping Insights, Videos, Safety Data, Repair Tips, Legal and Other Controversies, More!

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Creating a top 25 list of topics and reports being accessed on industry leader Manufactured Home Living News (MHLivingNews) can be a time saver. That is what this report will provide. Think of this as an index to the reports that readers like you decided are the top 25 on MHLivingNews. Additionally, following this list, there will be a similar …

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How The Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) and Their Corporate Masters Painted Themselves Into a Corner – Consumer Alert – News Analysis

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Before launching into this news, analysis, and critique – in fairness to the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) – they describe themselves like this. “The Manufactured Housing Institute is the only national trade organization representing all segments of the factory-built housing industry.” At times, MHI has also said that they represent “all segments of manufactured housing.” They elaborate by saying that “MHI members …

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Kid Rock, Famous Manufactured Homeowner and President Trump Supporter Rips “Far Left Socialist Liberals and Media”

Multimillionaire performer Kid Rock has been featured several times on MHLivingNews. He defies the stereotypes about our homes and other mistaken notions too. His given name is “Robert James Ritchie, better known as Kid Rock and occasionally Bobby Shazam,” says Wikipedia. The video below features his manufactured home in his hit single, Podunk. It also shows Bobby’s Rolls Royce and …

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“Fake News” & “Yellow Journalism” – Powerful Mobile Home and Manufactured Home Living Insights

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In my junior high school civics class, I don’t recall a single time that we ever heard the term “fake news.” That phrase is a relatively new phenomenon. What we did get some insights on was the historic period that featured “yellow journalism.” Yellow journalism was agenda-driven news. It’s defined below. By the mid-20th century, journalism was increasingly taught to …

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