According to the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI)’s Monthly Economic Report, just under 2,800 new single and double section HUD code homes were shipped in December 2010, down 22.2 percent from the previous December. On the year, total shipments numbered 50,046 as compared to 49,789 for 2009. Total floors shipped in December spiraled downward to 4,406, just under 25 percent less than December, 2009. There were 131 plants working in December, one less than in November. The number of corporations reporting remains at 51.