It's been a decade since the mobile home industry started crashing, and the tumble continues.
Almost every year since 1998 has been worse than the previous one for the industry, as first one bubble burst, then another and now the economy is in the tank.
Just this month, the Skyline Homes plant in Halstead closed, costing 82 jobs, and one of the few remaining dealers on South Broadway is shutting down. The industry that remains is trying to adapt to the new conditions.
Yet, trade groups say, there are signs that the industry is about to turn the corner.
In Kansas, sales of mobile homes have fallen from nearly 4,000 in 1998 to fewer than 400 in 2008, a drop of 90 percent.
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