|Published:||Oct 05, 2012 10:13 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Oct 05, 2012 10:13 AM EDT|
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - The Seminole Tribe is closing one of Broward County's largest mobile home parks.
The tribe recently bought out the management company that held a lease to run Seminole Mobile Home Estates through 2024. The park is in the shadows of the Seminole casinos near Hollywood.
The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/VDxi5U ) reports the tribe has announced plans to close the park by next summer leaving about 1,500 non-tribal residents scrambling to find new accommodations.
Soon after closing on the deal, the tribe erected a chain-link fence around the community center, swimming pool, bowling alley and other common areas. The Herald reports only the laundry room and the mailboxes are accessible to residents.
Some residents like 88-year-old Olga Torregrossa have been asked to leave the park she's called home since 1972 by January.
Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com
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