EXCERPT: “Manufactured homes — or mobile homes as they often called — provide inexpensive housing for an estimated 180,000 Minnesotans residing in about 900 parks. Some housing advocates would like to see more such homes, given their affordability and the generally high quality of the current generation of manufactured homes. New manufactured homes are much less expensive than traditional stick-built homes — with prices often starting at about $60,000. Older homes can be picked up for $10,000 or less. But most mobile home residents don’t own the land they live on. They rent it.” FULL STORY: http://bit.ly/2KEqIf8