Washington, D.C., November 3, 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 again during September 2016, showing double-digit growth.
Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 7,322 homes in September 2016, a 15.7% increase over the 6,325 HUD Code homes produced during September 2015.
Cumulative industry production for 2016 now totals 59,889 homes, a 15.0% increase over the 52,061 HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2015.
A further analysis by MHARR of the official industry statistics shows that the top ten shipment states from the beginning of the industry production rebound in August 2011 through September 2016 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2016) and prior year (2015) shipments per category as indicated – are as follows:
The latest information for September 2016 results in no changes to the cumulative top ten list.
The Daily Business News recently covered MHARR’s President and CEO, M. Mark Weiss, as he took on HUD in an analysis of the manufactured housing program enforcement system. That story is here. ##
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Submitted by RC Williams to the Daily Business News for MHProNews.