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Weston Trailer Park recovers after Irene

Berlin's Weston Trailer Park, home to 83 Vermont households, suffered extreme damage from Tropical Storm Irene a year ago.  

VTDigger describes the remarkable recovery of this park thanks to the help of volunteers and FEMA. 

Vermonters replacing mobile homes get tax relief

How to Buy a New Mobile Home in California thumbnailVermont owners of mobile homes damaged during the state's federally declared disasters last year will receive rebates of their Vermont Property Transfer Tax, Governor Shumlin announced yesterday. 

Private developer steps in to help Shelburnewood mobile home park

Burlington Free PressAccording to this morning's Burlington Free Press, developer Tony Pomerleau plans to buy the Shelburnewood mobile home park and allow residents to continue living there. 

VPR spotlights mobile home residents recovery from recent floods

More than 100 mobile homes in Vermont were destroyed by Tropical Storm Irene and hundreds more were damaged.   The age and unique phyical characterstics of mobile homes, siting and land ownership complexities, and limited financing options have presented se

Number of mobile home lots in Vermont fell in 2011

Updated facts about mobile home parks now available from the Vermont Department of Community Affairs include: 

Post-Irene mobile home forum in Barre tonight

A forum will be held tonight, Wednesday October 19, 2011, at 6PM by the Mobile Home Residents for Equality and Fairness (MHREF).   MHREF is  a new resident organization of Vermonters displaced by Irene, who have witnessed first-hand the acute affordable housing crisis, and unique challenges in removing their destroyed homes in order to rebuild, relocate, and recover before impending winter.

The meeting will be held at  Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite Street, Barre, Vermont.  

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