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Mobile home parks become immigrants’ home away from home

AVON – The Aspens Mobile Home Village sits on a wedge of land tucked between eastbound I-70 and the Eagle River in the mountains near Vail. The park is easy to miss in the blur of freeway speeds –...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile homes help keep housing affordable in Aspen

ASPEN – While the existence of five mobile home parks in Colorado’s wealthiest county might come as a surprise to some, they are actually an integral part of Pitkin County’s affordable housing...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile home parks approach a boiling point

In the Aurora mobile home park where she lived for 16 years, eviction notices kept coming to Petra Bennett’s door – for unauthorized guests, lack of insurance, late rent. They were bogus threats to...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rising lot rents squeeze out mobile home residents in Durango

Editor’s note: This project is the result of an ambitious, first-of-its-kind collaboration between The Durango Herald, The Colorado Sun and more than a dozen...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

The saga of Steamboat Springs’ mobile home parks

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Christina Allevato Payton had a rare find in Steamboat Springs: a waterfront home for under $1 million. “I probably lived in a $2 million spot with an amazing view,” she said....

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Key findings of the mobile home series

This project is the result of an ambitious, first-of-its-kind collaboration between The Durango Herald, The Colorado Sun and more than a dozen Colorado news organizations. Newspaper, online, radio,...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile home owners vulnerable as investors swoop in

ASPEN — When the time came for her to sell the mobile home park she and her son owned near Aspen, 89-year-old Harriett Noyes had two big offers and an even bigger decision: Take nearly $30 million...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire can be deadly drawback of living in mobile homes

GREELEY — For many with low or fixed incomes, mobile homes provide an affordable housing option that’s hard to beat as housing costs continue to rise in Colorado. But that affordability can come at...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile homesick: Aurora struggles trying to help renters

AURORA — More than a year ago, Aurora was blazing trails in how to handle the battle between mobile home park owners and helpless renters. Now, Aurora lawmakers, like so many across the state, are...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Residents of Greeley-area mobile home park feel abandoned

GREELEY — Steve Spencer has lived in the Hill-N-Park subdivision in unincorporated Weld County on and off since he was 16. At 42, Spencer is thinking about moving his family after issues in the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mobile home dwellers left behind after 2013 Colorado floods

GREELEY — When the floodwaters in 2013 subsided, tens of thousands of evacuees along Colorado’s Front Range returned to see what happened to their homes. One of them was Amanda Anderson. “All of it...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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