StockMarketsReview.com says with the cost of gasoline, food and other commodities going up, inflation is just around the corner. But inflation is a positive sign for manufactured housing communities because it’s an inexpensive housing option, and many of the residents are employed in service-related industries that are somewhat inflation protected. Public utility workers, hotel and restaurant employees, and others making minimum wage up to $15 an hour will survive the slash-and-burn job cuts that management may not, as sales slide in the overall economy. Manufactured home community owners will have the opportunity to raise homesite rents and still be well under the $1,000 per month average apartment rent. In addition, says author Dave Reynolds, inflation increases the value of tangible assets, such as real estate.