HousingEconomics Releases New Data on U.S. Housing, Comparing MH and Stick Built Data


The ratio of single family housing starts to new manufactured home shipments, through June 2018, is more than 16 to 1. While that does represent upside, it also reflects how misunderstood manufactured homes are today.

HousingEconomics is part of the National Association of Home Builders ® (NAHB), an outlet for NAR data.


According to their website, “The NAHB Economics Group has provided research and analytical solutions to member companies and professional economists since 1970.” And “you can rely on the premier data source for the U.S. housing industry:”


Reliable data, what a nice thought.  MHI, are you listening?

Fresh Facts, Figures, Future of Affordable Housing -Comparisons- Conventional Site-Built v Mobile/Manufactured Home Industry Data

When manufactured housing (MH) facts are compared to conventional housing, manufactured homes fare well.


So why is it that when the data from NAHB’s HousingEconomics for single and multi-family housing starts is compared to manufactured housing (MH), that the ratios for HUDVille’s MHs are so modest?


Part of the answer is found in the linked reports, found below.  That’s “News Through the Lens of Manufactured Homes, and Factory Built Housing.” © ## (News, analysis, and commentary.)

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Related Reports:

Manufactured Housing Shipment Totals, June 2018


They Did It Before…Sunday Morning Manufactured Home Industry News Headline Recap July Aug 5, 2018


“Fixing Our Industry’s Terrible” Public Relations, a Proven Strategy

Significant Slowdown of New HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Growth in June, Per Latest Data

“Thou Shall Not Steal,” $2 Trillion Annually Lost to Lack of Affordable Homes, Making the Manufactured Home Case



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