Veteran manufactured-home lenders have been seeing steady rises in repossessions this year, partly because of lower down payment requirements.

"We've seen a steady rise in repossession rates, and certain dealers have seen quite a big jump," said Kevin Duignan, an analyst with Fitch Investors Services, New York.

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