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The Mobile Home Industry In The Carolinas

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The Mobile Home Industry In The Carolinas The South is known for many things including temperate weather, good home cooking and lots of kudzu. There is another entity long associated with the South and that is the mobile home park. South Carolina has the most mobile homes per capita in America and North Carolina has the 8th largest number. We look at the world of mobile homes including manufacturing, zoning, image issues and their vulnerability to storms. Mobile homes and other manufactured housing have a fascinating place in Americana and we'll explore it. Guests Brad Lovin - Exec. Director, NC Manufactured and Modular Homebuilders Assoc. John Hart - Author, The Unknown World of The Mobile Home Kevin Simmons - Professor of Economics, Corrigan Chair of Economics And Administration, Austin College Add and read comments