When housing on the lowest rung of the American dream is being devoured by the wealthiest of the wealthy, whose dream are we serving? A Decent Home addresses urgent issues of class and economic (im)mobility through the lives of mobile home park residents who can’t afford housing anywhere else. They are fighting for their dreams -- and their lives -- as private equity firms and wealthy investors buy up parks, making sky-high returns on their investments while squeezing every last penny out of the mobile home owners who must pay rent for the land they live on.


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Directed by Sara Terry

Produced by Alysa Nahmias, Sara Terry
Co-Producer Sara Archambault
Cinematography by Sara Terry
Edited by Victoria Chalk
Consulting Editor Kate Amend

Executive Producers: Emily Deschanel, Kirby Dick, Tom Neff, Jonathan Logan, James Costa
A Mobile Movies Production in association with Ajna Films

2021 / 90 mins


Supported by: The Ford Foundation, Jonathan Logan Family Foundation, Cal Humanities, Economic Hardship Reporting Project, MountainFilm, Rogovy Foundation, International Documentary Association Pare Lorentz Grant, DOC NYC Only in New York, Film Independent Doc Lab

Watch footage from A Decent Home featured on HBO's Last Night with John Oliver.


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