Housing - Fair, Safe, Affordable: Vermont Mobile Home Parks in the Wake of Irene
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Host, Shaun Gilpin, Program Director for CVOEO's Mobile Home Project, speaks with Dan Baker, PhD, UVM Community Developmnent and Applied Economics, Kelly Hamshaw MS, Research Specialist with UVM Community Development and Applied Economics, Deanna Frazier, Public Affairs Officeer with FEMA, and Carl Sherrill, Public Information Officer with SBA on the impacts and supports of Hurrican Irene's destruction on housing and Mobile Home Parks. Focussing on housing programs of Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity. Fair Housing Project (FHP): Advocacy/Public Advocacy, referrals, education and outreach, enforcement, and information regarding Housing Discrimination issues. Mobile Home Project (MHP): Advocacy/Public Advocacy, tenant organizing, referrals, counseling, and information for Manufactured Home Owners who are renting lots - especially those in Mobile Home Parks. Vermont Tenants (VTI): Advocacy/Public Advocacy, organizing, advice, tenant counseling, training, and information regarding Residential Tenancy.