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Planning Commission seeks protections for Bellingham mobile home parks

Redevelopment ban moves to City Council

Samish Mobile Home Park with multiple mobile homes, cars and residential buildings surrounded by trees and other larger apartment complexes.
The Bellingham Planning Commission voted July 7 to include Samish Mobile Home Park among 10 such parks that would be shielded from redevelopment to preserve affordable housing. The Samish park's owner had asked to be excluded from the proposed rules so he could build new residences there, including some affordable homes. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Seeking to preserve an endangered type of affordable housing, the Bellingham Planning Commission on

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