HUD Code Manufactured Housing Production Growth Resumes, August report

mharr-hud-manufacturedhousingmonthlyproductionreport-manufacturedhousingindustryshipmentsdailybusinessnewsmhpronewsWashington, D.C, October 4, 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, after declining in July 2016, resumed its trend toward long-term growth during August 2016.

The just-released statistics indicated that HUD code manufacturers produced 7,363 homes in August 2016, which represents a 16.2% increase over the 6,332 HUD code homes produced in August 2015.

Cumulative industry production for 2016 now totals 52,567 homes, which is a 14.9% increase over the 45,736 HUD code homes produced over the same period in 2015.

MHARR’s analysis of the official industry statistics shows that the top ten shipment states from the industry production rebound in August 2011 through August 2016 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2016) and prior year (2015) shipments per category as indicated — are as follows:

Graphic credit, MHARR Top Ten states for manufactured housing shipments.

With this latest information, the MHARR analysis reflects no changes to the cumulative top ten list.

The Daily Business News recently covered MHARR and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposed manufactured housing energy rule.  That report is here.

MHARR’s President and CEO, M. Mark Weiss, recently provided statements useful to manufactured housing industry pros on zoning and discrimination against MH, as reflected in a recent Op-

Mark Weiss, MHARR. Photo credit, MHProNews.

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RC Williams, for Daily Business News, MHProNews.

Submitted by RC Williams to the Daily Business News for MHProNews.

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