This is part of a series by Colorado Public Radio News about housing instability in Colorado.
Some 80 mobile home parks around Colorado have gone up for sale in the past year and some have been purchased by national corporate investors. A new state law gives residents at these parks the chance to come up with money and put up counter offers in the hopes of staying put.
Here's the story of how one group of Leadville mobile home park residents rallied to buy their homes and found an ally in their landlord.
More stories about housing in Colorado:
- He bought land in Park County before he could afford to build a home. So, he dug a hole there instead and lives in it.
- Older women experiencing homelessness in Grand Junction find a place of peace and progress
- For people sleeping in their cars, parking lots serve as a safe place to get back on their feet
- Gunnison was an affordable alternative to Crested Butte. Then came the second homes, vacation rentals and remote workers
- While tourism booms in Telluride because of its recreation and festivals, its housing market is at a crossroads
- Most Southern Colorado Counties Have Fewer Available Housing Units Than 10 Years Ago
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