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Longview mobile home co-op a model for saving low-income housing

Darrin Lucas, resident and co-op board treasurer, said they’re trying to bring the park to a higher standard.

“People are taking ownership of the place. It’s not what it used to be,” Lucas said. “For the old owner, this was his business. He wanted it to make money. Now it’s our money working to fix our home.”

“Everyone is happier than we were because we’re trying to make this a family here, not just a group of people living in the same place,” Vockrodt said.

 

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