Washington, D.C., December 5, 2016 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports to MHProNews that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), manufactured housing industry production increased once again during October 2016.
Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 7,154 homes in October 2016, a 4.5% increase over the 6,846 HUD Code homes produced during October 2015.
Cumulative industry production for 2016 now totals 67,043 homes, a 13.8% increase over the 58,907 HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2015.
A further analysis of the official industry statistics shows that the top ten shipment states from the beginning of the industry production rebound in August 2011 through October 2016 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2016) and prior year (2015) shipments per category as indicated are as follows:
The latest information for October 2016 results in no changes to the cumulative top ten list.
The Daily Business News has covered a flurry of commentary recently from MHARR and Association President and CEO, M. Mark Weiss, including calls for a moratorium on critical legislation during the last days of the Obama Administration and the MHARR November Washington update.. ##
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Submitted by RC Williams to the Daily Business News for MHProNews.