Manufactured Homes Help Both Save the Planet and Save Money for Low-Income Owners


Stacey Epperson, Next Step and Doug Ryan, Corporation for Enterprise Development

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Volume 10, Issue 1 | March 25, 2014

Addressing affordable housing while simultaneously reducing pollution seems like an impossible task. Yet manufactured housing can do just that. The American housing market has long benefited from design and finance innovations to meet the changing demands of home buyers. It is also a sector of the economy that has been greatly affected by government interventions in the market. From local zoning and planning decisions to preferential treatment in the federal tax code, housing’s progression is a many-chaptered story.