Inside N.J.’s trailer parks, a haven for affordable homes. Forget the stigma.

A barefoot Dave Marra, sipping a rum and Coke in a blue tumbler, leans back on a rusty patio chair in front of the three-bedroom, double-wide trailer he shares with his cousin, John Marra.

The spacious home, at Tower Mobile Homes in Egg Harbor Township, cost $58,000 three and a half years ago. Asked why he and his cousin moved here from Denville, Dave Marra replies quickly.

 

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