Mobile Homes Have a Major Climate Change Problem

Posted on AllSides November 7th, 2022
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Recently, Hurricane Ida devastated Fort Myers and wiped out entire mobile home communities. But it’s not the only recent example of climate change–exacerbated weather causing deaths among mobile home residents. In Maricopa County, Arizona, colloquially known as the “Valley of the Sun,” heat kills. But it doesn’t kill indiscriminately: Residents of mobile homes are 6 to 8 times more likely to perish from indoor heat exposure compared with residents of other types of housing. Just 5 percent of Maricopa County residents live in mobile homes, while 31 percent of indoor heat-associated deaths annually occur...

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