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A mobile home park is cleaning up their neighborhood to attract new neighbors

Neighbors think trailer parks are overlooked as an affordable housing option.

Posted: Sat Jul 21 20:40:06 PDT 2018
Updated: Sat Jul 21 20:40:06 PDT 2018

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off. the clean up process is in full swing at a mobile home community in rochester... take a look at this video... we first told you earlier in the week about a suspected arson ruining one of the empty trailers at zumbro ridge estates now ? the neighborhood is coming together in hopes of filling the other empty trailers... kimt news 3's annalise johnson takes a look at how it could be an option for affordable living. < this past october ? neighbors here at zumbro ridge estates purchased the park ? so everyone who lives here is a part owner. now theyre coming together as a community to work on 20 years of deferred maintenance. allie lechner ? a 20 year resident of the park ? tells me that zumbro ridge estates is a tight?knit community. now that they own the park ? the neighborhood is working together to trim back trees ? mow grass ? plant flowers ? and clear out junk and litter. their goal is to make the mobile home park an attractive ? inviting place to live. lechner thinks trailer parks are often overlooked as a good housing option ? and have an unfair stigma ? giving them a bad rap. we are not that and we are not offering to come out and have people live with us because that's what we are expecting. we want our community to be a happy home?loving community ? where when you come home you have pride in what youre coming home to neighbors tell me this once wasnt a place where people wanted to come live ? but it (will be. the neighbors hope to continuetg up their park. they currently have multiple single and double units available to
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