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Francine Townsend

Francine Townsend

Francine Townsend is a longtime resident of a New York mobile home community. She’s a member-leader with MHAction who organizes her neighbors to protect affordability and advance racial and gender justice in housing.

COMMENTARY

When Wall Street came to my mobile home park

By: - November 29, 2021

For the last 20 years, I have lived and thrived in a mobile home community. I loved where I live — right up until Wall Street bought the park and threatened the well-being of myself, my neighbors, and my family. Mobile homes are a vital source of affordable housing for around 3 million households across […]