Biden White House Postures Support for More Manufactured Housing, But Biden Era DOE, Other Fed Moves Poised to Limit HUD Code Manufactured Home Sales; plus Sunday Weekly Headlines Review

Pages of the new Biden White House plan that promises to create more affordable housing to ease the U.S. housing shortage driving record rents and housing costs also postures support for manufactured homes. Manufactured housing is named some 18 times in that White House briefing, per the Word-search tool of that document. But on the heels of Biden’s latest promise to lower costs and ease shortages that throughout the economy have for over a year failed to deliver as pledged, the Biden-era Department of Energy (DOE) has formally released its plan for the so-called manufactured housing energy rule. The facts and evidence make the editorial case for apparent limits on more manufactured homes obvious.

  • The DOE plan includes a reference to ‘mobile homes’ instead of manufactured homes, a clear terminology glitch and a slight to our profession.
  • The DOE website errantly said prior to the plans release that there are presently no energy standards for manufactured homes.
  • These are the types of items that unbiased and truly committed and caring federal government officials should know not to do.
  • Then, there is the issue of existing federal laws that the Biden regime is not properly enforcing.

The brief examples are reasons to be dubious if not actively skeptical of any claim that a Biden-backed official claims. Additionally, there are examples found in the headlines below that reflect that time and again, the Biden regime is one of shortages and higher costs, despite their verbal claims or position papers to the contrary.

But when errant federal bureaucrats, or such aberrant behaviors as those noted occur, those are precisely the reasons that industry companies pay dues to organizations such as the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI). MHI claims to represent “all segments” of the manufactured housing industry. They tout their superior size to their smaller rival, the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR). MHI admits that the DOE rule that’s coming spells costly trouble. What MHI doesn’t admit is their own apparent role in this looming fiasco for our profession, at precisely the time when Americans need affordable homes in record numbers.

A more detailed report is planned that presents the evidence for these claims and other sobering problems in the days ahead.

But for now, the bottom line is that the industry could be growing at a record pace and profiting from ‘white hat’ behavior. That is what would occur with a good, earnest trade association efforts that compelled the federal government to enforce the existing laws which could lead to superior growth. But instead, under Biden-era policies, what is occurring for our industry are the types of disappointments and tragic harms that thwart the American Dream.

Don’t miss today’s postscript.

With no further adieu, here are the headlines for the week that was from May 15 to 5.22.2022.

What’s New on MHLivingNews


What’s New from Washington, D.C. from MHARR

URGENT and IMPORTANT Notice to HUD Code Manufactured Housing Industry Members

MHARR Files Supreme Court Brief to Reinstate Social Cost of Carbon Injunction

What’s New on the Masthead

CBS 10 Troubleshooters: Taft Couple Wants Alleged Construction Flaws on New Palm Harbor Home Repaired, Claim Fraud, Public Officials and Regional News Investigate

What’s New on the Daily Business News on MHProNews

Saturday 5.21.20212


Friday 5.20.2022

‘There was a crime’ Prosecutor Deborah Shaw – ‘Whether We Hate Donald Trump or Like Him’ ‘Some Things Above Politics’ – Clinton Attorney Trial, Russia ‘October Surprise;’ plus MHMarkets Update

Thursday 5.19.2022

‘Court Says Google Analytics Is Illegal,’ State AGs Engaged vs. Google Too – Time to Say Goodbye to Big Tech Giant’s Manipulative, Monopolistic Behavior? Plus, MHVille Market Updates

Wednesday 5.18.2022

ALG’s Rob Romano ‘With Inflation Still Above 8 Percent, Why Aren’t Interest Rates Rising More?’ ‘Recession,’ ‘$6 Trillion’ New Dollars; plus MHVille Equities Market Updates

Tuesday 5.17.2022

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief, Why Is Manufactured Housing Institute MIA on DOE Energy Rule Legal Effort? Plus, MHMarkets Update

Monday 5.16.2022

Triad Financial Services Parent ECN Capital Releases Official Results, Simply Wall Street Analysis – Despite Bump$, Company’s Strong 5 Year Performance Examined

Sunday 5.15.2022

Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) Outside Attorney David Goch’s Statement to Angry, Threatening Member Speaks Volumes; plus Sunday Weekly MHVille Headlines in Review


“You made me promises, promises.” Song lyrics and poetic verse can describe the troubles that follow fake promises and broken pledges.

On paper, manufactured housing ought to be riding high. While it is true that the industry is at its best production level in some 14 years, it is still only about 30 percent of the latest high during the manufactured housing era. During the current crisis, manufactured housing should be part of the solution. ##

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Our son has grown quite a bit since this 12.2019 photo. All on Capitol Hill were welcoming and interested in our manufactured housing industry related concerns. But Congressman Al Green’s office was tremendous in their hospitality. Our son’s hand is on a package that included the Constitution of the United States, bottled water, and other goodies.

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Tony earned a journalism scholarship and earned numerous awards in history and in manufactured housing.

For example, he earned the prestigious Lottinville Award in history from the University of Oklahoma, where he studied history and business management. He’s a managing member and co-founder of LifeStyle Factory Homes, LLC, the parent company to MHProNews, and

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