The Truth about Trailer Parks
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 682 , Segment 5
Episode: Balanced Budget Amendment, Truth About Trailer Parks
- Nov 15, 2017
- 15:08 mins
Guest: Katherine MacTavish, Associate Professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, Oregon State University, Co-author of “Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park” Home ownership is a cornerstone of the American Dream, and owners of mobile homes or trailers often feel like they’ve almost, but not quite, made it—owning a trailer is one step closer to owning their own traditional home. But there are factors unique to trailer parks that can combine against residents to trap them in what they had thought would be a temporary situation.