Source: Expose on predatory mobile home company owned by Warren Buffett
From the joint investigation by The Center for Public Integrity and The Seattle Times
In a related story, see U.S. House rolls back safeguards for mobile-home buyers
- The bill passed with strong support from Republicans, helped by a handful of Democrats. Other House Democrats objected vigorously, with several citing the findings of a recent investigation by The Center for Public Integrity and The Seattle Times.
The investigation, “The Mobile-Home Trap,” found high interest rates, excessive fees and predatory sales practices by industry leader Clayton Homes, part of Berkshire Hathaway, an investment conglomerate run by billionaire Warren Buffett.