Nike Sb Stefan Janoski Black And Grey
Keith Cowan, owner of Eastwood Village Mobile Home Park, which was destroyed by the flood, and three other parks in Greeley and Evans, said he placed six families in the few vacancies he had among his parks, but he now has just three spaces available.
Phone calls and messages to the owners of Stoneybrook and Friendly Village were not returned to The Tribune on Wednesday. But Safarik said one issue for the parks or possible tenants could be that the mobile units run on electric heating instead of natural gas, which is much more costly in Colorado.
FEMA is calling on the Weld County community to help find places to put temporary mobile homes for flood victims, citing a lack of response so far from local mobile home parks willing to allow the units.
FEMA calls on Weld County to help find places for mobile homes for flood victims
Ed Zamarripa, owner of Alta Vista Mobile Home Park, 2040 4th Ave. in Evans, said he has not been approached by FEMA, but sent Nike Sb Stefan Janoski Black And Grey a request to the city of Greeley to see if he could permit some additional slots in his park because he has received so many calls from others wanting to park their mobile homes on his lot.
and everybody in there owned their own home," Cowan said. "It was a really, really hard thing for people in there to try and find a home."
Greeley just hit a record low apartment vacancy rate, at just 1.3 percent, and Mills said the agency has had a difficult time finding available mobile home pads in Weld County.
"I had Eastwood 100 percent full, Nike Janoski Max Shoes
already seen five houses sold to those affected by the floods. He said he would also be interested in establishing a new mobile home park for flood victims that could later be turned into residential housing.
Mills said FEMA has been "unable to secure those pads at this time." He said he did not have enough information to say why.
The housing units, which are manufactured and brought in wherever disaster strikes, are a last resort for those who completely lost their homes and can't find a place to stay even with the help of FEMA, Mills said.
Roy Rudisill, emergency operations manager for Weld County, said he supplied FEMA with a list of 86 mobile home parks in the county, although some of those were the ones destroyed in the flood.
Hernandez Nike Janoski Brown Leather
said putting up temporary units at this point could also be damaging to business, because the park is after permanent residents who purchase their mobile homes. He said the park's growth would be sacrificed to accommodate the temporary units.
Becky Safarik, Greeley's assistant city manager, said the city already identified 50 open spaces in two mobile home parks where FEMA could place the modular units. She said the open pads in Greeley are at Stoneybrook and Friendly Village mobile home parks, both off of 35th Avenue. Of the spaces identified, she said 12 spots have been permitted for the FEMA trailers.
Mills said that number could fluctuate up or down but is based on the number of people currently taking advantage of FEMA's temporary housing program, which puts up displaced families in hotels or motels.
Four families displaced by the flood have purchased homes at Circle Drive, Hernandez said.
The agency is searching for about 24 spaces that could accommodate single wide mobile units for flood victims for up to 18 months, said John Mills, media relations manager for FEMA.
Zamarripa, who is also a real estate broker, said he's Nike Stefan Janoski Grey Gum
Hernandez said he didn't get a chance to discuss with FEMA the possibility of purchasing the temporary units after flood victims use them. He said his discussion with the agency was abrupt and he felt pressured to give an immediate answer, so he answered no.
Such was the case for Circle Drive Mobile Home Park, at 101 and 133 N. 21st Ave. in Greeley, said manager Oscar Hernandez.
In Platteville, Valley Village mobile home park, at 731 Grand Ave., will take in 15 temporary FEMA units, said manager Jillian Weaver. While accommodating the extra units wasn't a problem for Valley Village, Weaver said she could imagine most other parks in Weld County are already full.
Nike Sb Stefan Janoski Black And Grey
Nike Sb Shoes High Top
WARNING: Choking Hazard! We do advise that small children wear clips only with adult supervision!
Creative Clips™ by Colleen, LLC.