How Do Mobile Homes Fit Into Mountain View's Rent Control Debate?

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Mobile homes in Mountain View, California on Feb. 19, 2020. (Beth LaBerge)

Mountain View has been debating rent control for a while now. This time, it's taking the form of Measure D, which would, among other things, cap annual rent increases at 4%.

The debate over the ballot measure features some of the usual suspects: landlords, tenants' rights groups and local government officials. But mobile home renters continue to be left out of the conversation.

Guest: Adhiti Bandlamudi, KQED Silicon Valley reporter