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Mobilizing

GOLD BEACH, OREGON – Something important is about to happen in Curry County, nearly 2,000 square miles of forests and farms in the southwest corner of Oregon, bordered by California to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Some 3,876 Curry County families live in mobile homes. That’s a big chunk of its housing stock – about one in every four homes…

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Mobilizing. US Department of Housing and Urban Development. September 19, 2013.

Manufactured homes get fix under program

Karen Chase was driving through a snowstorm in Nevada when the flurry of ideas hit her.

Two years, dozens of meetings and untold amounts of research later, it all came together and was unveiled recently in Gold Beach.

“I thought, ‘How can we do housing and make jobs at the same time?’” said Chase, the regional advisor for the Oregon Housing and Community Service, of her idea…

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Manufactured homes get fix under program. Curry Coastal Pilot. July 30, 2013.

Aging in place in manufactured housing

A healthy, inexpensive, environmentally friendly solution for housing millions of retiring baby boomers is staring us in the face. We just know it by a dirty name…

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How the Trailer Park Could Save Us All. Pacific Standard. April 22, 2013.