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Affordable housing shouldn’t have to take a miracle

By Benjamin Waddell

Residents of the Westside Mobile Home Park in Durango, in southern Colorado, called it a miracle: They now own the…

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Trailer park residents hope to buy the land beneath them

By Benjamin Waddell
Informal meeting of mothers strategizing at the park March 18 photo credit Ben Waddell

Just outside Durango, Colorado there’s a trailer park called Westside that I’ve been driving by all my life. Yet residents…

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Housing prices in the West are over the moon.

By Jonathan Thompson

“But now the Zoom Boom-fueled market fire is spreading beyond the “best places” into the once-affordable bastions of working class neighborhoods, the bedroom communities, rural ranchettes and even trailer parks.”

Photograph by Phil Hearing, courtesy of Unsplash

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The West’s Population Grows and Churns

By Jonathan Thompson

“Americans are still mobile and still moving West..”

Photograph by Brooke Cagle, courtesty of Unsplash

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Houses Must be Built to Withstand Wildfire

By Stephen Pyne Jack Cohen

That the scene has become familiar makes it no less wrenching:  A distraught couple searches through the ash, char, and…

U.S. Forest Service Photo 2007. Grass Valley Fire in Southern California’s San Bernadino Mountains

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