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City Sued Nathan Smith, 16th Street, for Breach of Contract

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  The City of Minot ND is suing 16th Street, Inc. for breach of contract in connection with development of an affordable housing project, that includes townhouses and manufactured homes.   Nathan Smith is identified by KFYRTV as the developer behind 16th Street. “I am not worried about that because …

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Closure by Collusion? Dark Side of Local Manufactured Home Community Code Enforcement?

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A manufactured home community in the Wausau, Wisconsin area may be putting a fresh light on a dark topic.   Media and others often fail to put the topic of closures in the broader context of housing.  Hundreds of thousands of housing units a year are demolished in America, and …

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An Examination of Manufactured Housing as a Community- and Asset-Building Strategy, Harvard JCHS, NeighborWorks, Ford Foundation

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It’s a landmark document that is perhaps more relevant now than when it was first published.   It’s the report to the Ford Foundation by Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, done in collaboration with the Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) of Harvard University.   The Daily Business News has cited Harvard’s …

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Atmosphere, and Super-Charging Results – Monday Morning Sales Meeting

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Have you ever walked into an office or store and ‘felt’ the atmosphere? For example, it might feel: ·        upbeat, or ·        …oppressive. Shoppers and visitors to your location can often detect or ‘pick up’ on the atmosphere of your business. If you are a retailer, does your office ‘feel’ …

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Bill Gates’ Subsidiary Belmont Plans Smart City of Future, What Role Will Factory Built Homes Play?

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45 Minutes west of downtown Phoenix, AZ is the site. An operation called Belmont Partners, owned by one of the richest men in the world has just bought 25,000 acres for $80 million dollars. Bill Gates, Microsoft’s founder, is making a splash. The plan, the operation said in a press …

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“Controversial Modular Home” Will Be Removed From Development, Industry Reactions

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Social media lit up with comments from factory-built housing professionals. They were commenting on what local media claimed was a nearly completed modular home that was being forced out off its home site and out of a reportedly hostile neighborhood. “A new home erected in an Allendale Township neighborhood less …

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PreFab/Modular High-Rise Installed in 10 Days

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A six-story modular/prefabricated apartment building was installed in just 10 days, by using an off-site building system. Australia’s Hickory Group were the provider for developers Goldmaster Enterprises and general contractors Goodland Building Company. The video gives a time-elapsed view of how the project unfolded. The project was in the city …

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New MH Industry Reports – “Politically Incorrect, Factually Accurate”

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As promised last week, the Manufactured, Modular and PreFab Housing Industry’s new featured articles and reports are live on the MHProNews home page. Recent or first-time visitor? Then go to the home page, and scroll down past the Daily Business News and MHLivingNews modules, and on the center left, you’ll …

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Sunday Morning Weekly Recap Manufactured Housing Industry News June 18 to June 25, 2017

The New June 2017 articles on the MHProNews.com home page are live, with the full line up on display at this link here. If you’ve been super busy, traveling, have been on vacation, or are new to the Daily Business News  on MHProNews, welcome to our weekly recap of the Manufactured Housing Industry’s “News, Tips …

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Huge Loss to Affordable Housing Stock May Be in Offing

Similar to re-purposing pressures in urban areas in the United States, our manufactured housing neighbors north of the border are facing redevelopment issues that threaten to uproot them from long-standing manufactured home communities. Vancouver, British Columbia is home to approximately 1,000 manufactured home communities, according to the Manufactured Home Park …

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Residents Bought Time, But City Still Taking Aim at Their Location, Video

Fairborn, Ohio, City Manager Rob Anderson said they were not the heartless people that a letter, which he pointed to, made them out to be. But that’s not how Glenn Acres resident Pat Collins sees it. “No trailer park [sic] that I’ve ever talked to will take a trailer that’s more …

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Challenges Loom for Ohio MHC Residents

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As the Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA) wages a battle in the state capital for manufactured home owners, residents of a community in Fairborn face an uncertain future. According to WDTN, residents of the Glen Acres Mobile Home Park have been notified that they need to find a new place …

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Proposed Manufactured Home Community Faces Hurdles

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In a Washington State community, NIMBY is raising its head. According to the Sequim Gazette, a proposed gated 55 and over manufactured home community, is drawing the ire of Carlsborg residents. The group, which cites environmental and traffic impacts, says that it has collected 163 signatures on a petition, hoping …

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Manufactured Homes Repurposed in Costly Housing Market

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In a story that the Daily Business News originally covered here, the Village Mobile Home Park in Sebastopol, California is going to help provide housing to those who are at risk of, or are already, homeless. Back in March, the city committed to invest $258,000 into the project to create …

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Residents Face Risks Leaving Manufactured Home Community

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When a manufactured home community gets “lost in the shuffle,” it could be an issue with a bad actor, community activists, or a shutdown. In the case of the Poudre Valley Mobile Home Park just north of Fort Collins, Colorado, getting lost in the shuffle involves a 1000-foot stretch of …

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We Live in the Future: NextGen Modular?

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A Malaysian designer has made quite a splashing when it comes to a hybrid of modular units and 3D printing. According to Dezeen, Haseef Rafiei was awarded an honorable mention at this year’s eVolo Skyscraper competition. The competition recognizes innovative ideas for futuristic high-rise living. Rafiei’s concept, a skyscraper that …

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Gentrification: A New Challenge for Manufactured Housing

In Central Florida, Ro-Mac Lumber and Supply Inc. CEO and host of the “around the house” radio show Don Magruder, touched on a very important subject for those who live in, or are looking to live in manufactured housing. “There are an estimated 20,000-plus older manufactured homes with improper tie-downs …

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Sunday Morning Weekly Recap Manufactured Housing Industry News May 21st 2017 to May 28th 2017

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Our theme for this month: Magnificent May. Our featured articles are now available on the MHProNews.com home page. To see the line-up of over 3-dozen featured articles for this month, along with the headline commentary, please click the link above. Manufactured, modular and prefabricated home professionals know that how a home got …

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As Site-Built Housing Market Drifts, Huge Opportunity for MH Rises

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New data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows more proof that the manufactured housing industry stands at the cusp of significant opportunity. According to HousingWire, existing homes stayed on the market for less time in April than in any month since 2011, but tight inventory drove a decline …

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