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Homes' revival stirs public-policy issues

...trailer-trash stigma, which the industry continues to fight. Charlotte Gattis, the executive director of the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association, said most people focus on old-style trailer parks instead of newer homes that resemble site-built...
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County law will ban single-wide trailers

...development and set the standards for manufactured homes. The proposed code has drawn comments from the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association and a host of concerns from at least one manufactured home dealer, who says the law would place homeownership...
Structures offer hope in shortage

EATONTON, Ga. - Customers entering the "high-end" manufactured-home model next to the sales office at Horton Homes notice right away it's not the typical trailer of yesteryear that gave the industry such a bad name. The foyer leads to a living room with a cathedral ceiling. There's a fireplace in the living room, an island in the kitchen and a whirlpool tub in the bathroom. Even the "low-end" Horton home has the same glamour bathroom, and the kitchen island is only slightly smaller at 1,050 square feet compared with 1,800 square feet.
Study gives high marks to local neighborhood of six housing successes in the state. It also was recently named the community of the year by the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association. Manager Pat Long says he knows why Wymberly is one of the best in the state. "We have a nice community...
Some dread mobile homes in neighborhoods

...leading producer of mobile homes in the United States, said Charlotte Gattis, executive director of the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association. People are buying these homes because they get more house for their money, Ms. Gattis said. The...
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...Pacesetter Award and has been elected to the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association's 2008-09 board of directors. Also...Community of the Year as designated by the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association. The following people have been elected...
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...BY JENSEN COMMUNITIES Award/honor: Named the 2010 Land-Lease Manufactured Home Community by the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association.Details: The Martinez community has been the recipient of this award six times.
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Mobile homes fill niche

...has fought the battle of restrictive zoning in counties across the state through its trade group, the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association. Made up of 30 manufacturers and more than 650 suppliers and dealers, the 43-year-old association...
Offers defense of manufactured homes

...housing owners should strike fear into everyone's heart. The next group they target could be you . ... Charlotte Gattis, Atlanta (Editor's note: The writer is executive director of Georgia Manufactured Housing Association.)
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Mr. Melvin Williams (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...economic and civic stability of the Augusta area was evident by his serving on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Manufactured Housing Association, being a member of the Augusta Better Business Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, a former member of the...