Transport: Trailer Test

Fortnight ago The New Yorker discovered a family of three who had moved out of a $125-a-month apartment in mid-Manhattan, taken to living in their two-room trailer jacked up in a Broadway parking lot for $25 a month. First such case to make news in dense New York City, this was only an inkling of a problem that is vexing local authorities and real-estate owners all over the U. S.

According to the latest estimate of the American Automobile Association, there are 1,000,000 people living in trailers. Most of these are constantly on the...

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