Trailer park residents often unable to obtain ‘American dream’
Associate Professor Katherine “Kate” MacTavish is co-author of a new book that takes readers inside life at American rural trailer park communities. Kate and Sonya Salamon of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wrote “Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park,” which examines the role trailer parks play as an avenue to traditional home ownership.