New state law brings hope to Colorado’s mobile home residents

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New state law brings hope to Colorado’s mobile home residents

Politics, a housing crisis and activism produced a long-awaited sign of hope
Charlene Moore talks Aug. 28 about living in mobile home at South Park Mobile Home Community in Englewood. For years, Colorado has been among the vast majority of states where mobile-home residents have few protections. The 2019 legislative session began to change that. Aided by Democratic control of both chambers and the governor’s office, lawmakers pushed through House Bill 1309, which helps residents address eviction proceedings and also provides a mechanism to respond to grievances without the expense of taking matters to court.

New state law brings hope to Colorado’s mobile home residents

Charlene Moore talks Aug. 28 about living in mobile home at South Park Mobile Home Community in Englewood. For years, Colorado has been among the vast majority of states where mobile-home residents have few protections. The 2019 legislative session began to change that. Aided by Democratic control of both chambers and the governor’s office, lawmakers pushed through House Bill 1309, which helps residents address eviction proceedings and also provides a mechanism to respond to grievances without the expense of taking matters to court.
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