Last Homestead: LI’s remaining mobile homes

The Last Homestead
Photo credit: Erika Karp

For their last project, journalism students must take JRN 490, the capstone course that integrates everything they have learned in their time at the School of Journalism.

For her project, Erika Karp looked at the 37 remaining mobile home communities across Long Island.

Residents of these communities have been fighting to keep their homes — and to keep them affordable — for years. Now, faced with rent hikes, corporate development and crumbling infrastructure, that struggle has become harder than ever.

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