Even in Places with Stronger Regulatory Systems, Help for Mobile Home Residents Can Be Hard to Come By According to Esther Sullivan

Published: March 29, 2023

Esther Sullivan, Associate Sociology Professor, and author of Manufactured Insecurity: Mobile Home Parks and Americans’ Tenuous Right to Place, has become a go-to expert across the country on matters related to mobile homes as affordable housing options. She was recently interviewed on the state of regulation for mobile home parks in California. “The brutal reality of these parks is that California probably has one of the best systems in the country,” she said. In spite of this, the story highlights the limitations California’s regulatory system has in keeping parks livable for residents.

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