Latest Manufactured Home Shipment Data, for October 2017 Released

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Washington, D.C. – In a release to the Daily Business News, the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that “according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), year-over-year manufactured housing industry production grew once again during October 2017.”

Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,636 homes in October 2017, a 20.7% increase over the 7,154 HUD Code homes produced during October 2016,” per MHARR.

Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 77,055 homes, a 14.9% increase over the 67,043 HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2016,” the Washington based association that represents independent producers of HUD Code manufactured homes said.

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 2017  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated – are,” as shown in the summary chart, below.


The latest information for October 2017 results in no changes to the cumulative top-ten list.


The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform is a Washington, D.C.-based national trade association representing the views and interests of independent producers of federally-regulated manufactured housing,” said their release.

That means that MHARR is a production focused trade association, as opposed to a post-production association.

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For a previous report by MHARR on post-production issues, click the linked image, above. ## (News, analysis, commentary.)

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