News coverage of the December 14 bipartisan forum on manufactured housing, led by State Sen. Zach Wahls.
A public meeting on proposed reforms for mobile home parks is set for 1 PM Saturday, Dec. 14, in room 103 of the Statehouse.
Who is buying up Iowa’s manufactured home parks?
Click through for a complete list compiled by Iowa’s nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency.
An out-of-state corporation called Haven Park Capital has acquired several mobile home parks across Iowa. This company is raising the rents on folks in some communities by 70 percent with only about 60 days’ notice.
Struggling mobile home residents held a news conference with Senators Zach Wahls and Kevin Kinney on ways to fix Iowa’s broken mobile home laws.
Cynthia Fodor of KCCI News on Iowa legislators’ efforts to combat the sudden spike in mobile home park rents facing Iowans throughout the state.
Mobile homes may seem like an affordable housing option, but large investment companies are making them less and less so. On HBO’s Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver takes a deep dive into the problem.