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Stephanie Reid Raises Undocumented Immigrants Getting Ripped Off by Manufactured Home Communities Issue

  In a release to the Daily Business News on MHProNews today was a Q&A by Stephanie Reid.  Reid was “formerly on staff with the Senate Select Committee for Manufactured Homes,” said the GSMOEF – the GSMOEF, or the Golden State Manufactured-Home Owners Education Fund, which is affiliated with the …

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Done! AG Bag$ Manufactured Modular Home Retailer

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“Attorney General (AG) Lawrence Wasden has announced the conclusion of a consumer protection lawsuit against manufactured home retailer Hathaway Homes Group, LLC, and its former owner, Paul J. Hathaway,” the Idaho AG’s Office told the Daily Business News on MHProNews. “Judgments entered…in Fremont County District Court restrict Hathaway Homes and …

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“When Rules Don’t Apply” Docudrama Video, How Workers, Others Get Ripped Off By Giants Breaking Laws – Successful Case Spotlighted

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It is the Department of Justice, says the makers of this video, that put the theft of wages workers as 4x higher than the loss to property crimes. 4 times more lost wages to companies – white collar – than to those who steal, rob, vandalize, etc.? That’s the claim …

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“Economic Racism.” Angry Residents, Students, Civic Leaders Fight Plan to Ban Affordable Manufactured Homes, Industry Professionals Sound Off

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  “The proposed action by the City of Bryan is an unvarnished and discriminatory attack against lower and moderate-income citizens who rely on manufactured homes as affordable, non-subsidized housing.  The proposal is seriously misguided at best, as noted by Tony Kovach and Lance Inderman, and stands in direct conflict with …

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HUD Office of Inspector General Breaks Up Section 8 Scam

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The media release from HUD reported below is one of dozens of such incidents that are discovered every year, year after year. Manufactured home community owner Marge Clark recently told MHProNews that in her view, perhaps the largest competitor to affordable manufactured homes is arguably subsidized housing. Subsidized Housing vs …

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Cavco Industries Announces Latest Executive Level Changes

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In a media release, Cavco Industries (CVCO) has notified the Daily Business News on MHProNews of their latest executive changes.  Industry watchers see signs that the moves continue to be efforts to rebuild investor confidence in a firm rocked last November by the sudden departure of Joe Stegmayer as Chairman …

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HUD’s Fair Housing Month – Sexual Harassment Campaign, Training Initiative Announced

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No, this is not a ‘how to’ course by the federal government.  Rather, it is how to avoid a serious problem, and as needed, to report alleged violations. Last July, the Daily Business News on MHProNews reported on the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sexual harassment PSAs, or …

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HUD Charges Facebook with Housing Discrimination, Official Word From D.C., Secretary Carson

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  The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has made headlines by charging Facebook with housing discrimination. Here is a video interview that touches on that topic and another.     Then there is the official statement from HUD, which follows. HUD Charges Facebook With Housing Discrimination Over Targeted Advertising …

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Lesli Gooch, PhD, Manufactured Housing Institute EVP Reveals DTS Financing Con Job

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When asked, manufactured home industry members often say they want more and better lending options.  That’s especially true for personal property, home only, or ‘chattel loans.’  Prospective consumers want more affordable lending. Existing or current manufactured home owners may want to refinance higher rate loans with a Berkshire Hathaway lending …

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Ford’s Big Lead Dog, Teaches Manufactured Housing, Legal Q&A

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  “If you’re not the lead dog, the scenery never changes,” said the Ford Motor Company on their Big [Lead] Dog commercial’s YouTube page. Ford’s Big Lead Dog commercial comes in two lengths on YouTube.  One has had over 8.5 million views as of this date. That number is nearly …

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White Collar Shakedown, Fear, Hobbs Act, and Manufactured Housing Independents Struggles

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  Fear can be an element of extortion, according to the Hobbs Act, says the Justice Department website. For newcomers to the Daily Business News, on MHProNews, brown and bold text are direct quotes from the source cited.  This topic is being raised because more than one credible source – …

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Federalist’s Harsanyi Argues Senator “Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Break Up Big Tech Would Be Bad for America”

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The debate over the breakup of big mega-powerful corporations is heating up. In the American Republic, a healthy exercise of thoughtful free speech is a good thing. Many of those discussions start with a call to break up Big Tech, which voices on both sides of the left-right political aisle …

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Restraint of Trade, Manufactured Housing Institute, Clayton Homes, 21st Mortgage, Vanderbilt Mortgage, and Antitrust Law

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  Generally, before the start of each session of a Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) business meeting, there is a brief reference made the antitrust guidelines.  This, say experts, is important on several levels.   MHI has produced a handout, linked here, which includes the following sentence. “The general requirements of …

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Hedge Fund Dumps Shares of Skyline-Champion, plus Manufactured Housing Stock Updates

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The proverbial crystal ball has never worked, so it would be inaccurate to say that its broken. But trend-lines, a little logic, and track records can go a long way to reading tea leaves that could provide useful clues that might impact companies and stocks.  Tonight’s feature is a report …

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Court Ruling on Sierra Club vs Rick Perry DOE on Manufactured Home Energy Regulations, Constitutional Law Professor, MHARR Weigh In

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The potential impact of tougher energy standards on manufactured housing pricing, and therefor prospective buyers, could be $6,000 per unit or more.  The repayment time frame, per third parties, could take more than a decade. The average American moves about once every 7 years. The National Association of Home Builders …

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“Warren Buffett has Another Headache” from Berkshire Hathaway Owned Brand, Says NY Post “it ain’t from a Dairy Queen Blizzard.”

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In a pre-dawn exclusive, the New York Post cited investigations in New Jersey by state regulators “since at least May” of 2018.  They noted that “Applied Underwriters, which was accused of “bait and switch” marketing tactics by California officials in 2017, illegally altered its contracts with customers to boost the …

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Phishing Alert – Targeting Business and Consumers – Scammers Masquerading as Apple

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Apple is one of the most popular smartphones in the world, so scammers targeting product users have a wide possible target audience, including those involved or connected to the manufactured housing industry. For example, “Canada is predominantly an iOS market, according to research. As of November, 54.9% of all smartphones (15.9 …

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Controversy Erupts! Tunica Manufactured Home Show ‘Educational Seminar’-Legally Questioned “Lease Option” “Chattel Lending” ‘Taught’ by Spencer Roane, Promoted By George F. Allen, SECO

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“We can’t be perfect but we can try to be. As I’ve said in these memos for more than 25 years: ‘We can afford to lose money—even a lot of money. But we can’t afford to lose reputation—even a shred of reputation.’ We must continue to measure every act against …

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Anti-Monopolistic or “Antitrust” Action Heating Up in Washington, D.C., What It Could Foreshadow for MHVille

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  On the left or so-called progressive side of the political aisle, several Democratic candidates for the 2020 race have made strong statements about doing more antitrust action. One of those are linked further below. Then, on the conservative side of the aisle, some Republicans and others are condemning what …

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MHI’s Growth Agenda? Rick Robinson, JD, SVP Manufactured Housing Institute, Preemption Evidence, Writ of Mandamus, and Addressing HUD Code Manufactured Home Shipment Woes

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  Ask the typical business professional or sales agent this. Do they want to sell more or less of their product or service?  Do they want more profits, or lower profits? The typical answer will be ‘More, of course.’   The background of this story is the profitable sale of more new …

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