Links from the Times: Secure business
Over the past dozen years, Florida has spent more than $33 million putting anchors under aging mobile homes to keep them from blowing away. The program, free to homeowners, was supposed to make thousands of outdated mobile homes safer in the next storm. Don't count on it.
Here is the form letter that is sent to homeowners whose mobile homes have been retrofitted under the state program. Here are Windstorm Mitigation's Consolidated Financial Statements (for years ended Dec. 31, 2010 and 2009).