Taxes tighten housing squeeze

Bonnie Budge keeps a nice, clean park. The 30-some mobile homes on her property are a tidy mix of single- and double-wides, each with its own style, painted and accented in bright colors like blue, green, pink. Signs remind drivers to slow down for playing children.

The Jackson native has owned the mobile home park since 1986. But this is the first time she’s seen her property tax bill skyrocket by 1,100 percent in one year.

“I’ve never seen a jump like that,” said Budge, 86. “Ever.”

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Posted by Stefani
Sep 19, 2018