Ivory Mewborn, Mayor of Ayden, North Carolina wrote an article “Manufactured homes and just zoning laws can transform working poor” pointing out the pros of manufactured housing and the stigma which is halting new developments in towns. The changes the industry has made is undeniable and has caught the eyes of many. The modern manufactured home is the true affordable solution for homeownership. Mayor Mewborn goes into detail about the changes of manufactured homes, the zoning laws stopping the development of communities and the backing the manufactured housing industry has by the federal government.