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Former HUD/FHA Trump Admin’s Brian Montgomery Manufactured Housing Exposé – Trump Derangement Syndrome, Conflicts of Interest, Revolving Door, Iron Triangle Case Study Analysis; plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates

“I would say I have no intention of retiring anytime soon. So, I’m going to keep working. We’re going to probably stand up a consulting firm with some of my former colleagues at HUD and at FHA,” former HUD Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery told RMD in February 2021. DSNews said …

Former HUD/FHA Trump Admin’s Brian Montgomery Manufactured Housing Exposé – Trump Derangement Syndrome, Conflicts of Interest, Revolving Door, Iron Triangle Case Study Analysis; plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates Read More

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“Democracy in America” “I’ve Got Friends in Low Places” – Understanding Americans, Affordable Housing – Unnecessary Plight of Manufactured Housing Independents, Manufactured Homeowners – Path to Authentic Progress and Growth

Millions of Americans have no aspirations to be on city council or mayor. They do not seek to be on the local school board or serve as a county commissioner, much less be state representative, a U.S. Congressman, Senator, or the President of the United States (POTUS). The everyday person …

“Democracy in America” “I’ve Got Friends in Low Places” – Understanding Americans, Affordable Housing – Unnecessary Plight of Manufactured Housing Independents, Manufactured Homeowners – Path to Authentic Progress and Growth Read More

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Not Every Fake is Fraud, But Every Fraud Involves Faking – Big Lie, Trust, Education, Droids, Habits and Hooey News/Analysis – Sunday Weekly Affordable and Manufactured Housing Headlines Review

It’s true. Not every fake is a fraud. But every act of fraud involves some form(s) of faking. That seemingly paradoxical fact is the troubling backdrop to much of what has been reported in the past several days that impacts affordable housing in the U.S. in general, and manufactured homes …

Not Every Fake is Fraud, But Every Fraud Involves Faking – Big Lie, Trust, Education, Droids, Habits and Hooey News/Analysis – Sunday Weekly Affordable and Manufactured Housing Headlines Review Read More

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Patricia McCarthy – American Thinker – “It Can’t Happen Here? It IS Happening Here!” Plus, Manufactured Home Stock Updates

Neither the big picture nor the finer details that influence our profession should be overlooked. Last Sunday’s postscript examined the significance of the terms DINOs, RINOs, JINOs, CINOs, and MHINOs. With that in mind, the following by author Patricia McCarthy entitled, “It Can’t Happen Here? It IS Happening Here!” was …

Patricia McCarthy – American Thinker – “It Can’t Happen Here? It IS Happening Here!” Plus, Manufactured Home Stock Updates Read More

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HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge, Manufactured Housing Institute, MHARR, and Manufactured Housing – “Not a Fighting Industry” – True or False? Plus, Manufactured Housing Stocks Updates

There are several muted, a boisterous, and several significant responses to recent revelations from the video statement by HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge by the professionals of the manufactured housing industry in general, and Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) and Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) members and leaders more specifically. …

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge, Manufactured Housing Institute, MHARR, and Manufactured Housing – “Not a Fighting Industry” – True or False? Plus, Manufactured Housing Stocks Updates Read More

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Consolidation – Barry Shein, The Commodore Corporation & Cavco Industries (CVCO) Announce Deal, Official Statements, Behind the Scenes & MHBA’s Hardiman Reacts; plus Manufactured Housing Stock Updates

MHProNews made a number of inquiries to see if normally informed sources were aware of the announced deal between The Commodore Corporation (TCC) which is being acquired by Cavco Industries (CVCO).  Further, as a possible upcoming report may reveal, there are indications that Commodore’s leadership – specifically founder Barry S. …

Consolidation – Barry Shein, The Commodore Corporation & Cavco Industries (CVCO) Announce Deal, Official Statements, Behind the Scenes & MHBA’s Hardiman Reacts; plus Manufactured Housing Stock Updates Read More

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Call it a Housing Bubble or Not “Current Situation is Untenable” – Manufactured Housing, Housing Bubble Experts Debate What’s Ahead; Plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates

“Whether we call it a housing bubble or not, the current situation is untenable. Prices are rising, homeownership is increasingly out of the reach of many Americans, and the alternative (renting) is also increasingly expensive, especially in the most job-rich parts of the country,” said left-leaning VOX on June 7, …

Call it a Housing Bubble or Not “Current Situation is Untenable” – Manufactured Housing, Housing Bubble Experts Debate What’s Ahead; Plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates Read More

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Sun Communities Official Q2 2021 Results – Inversion, Spencer Roane Letter, Manufactured Housing Institute, “Scientia Potentia Est,” plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates

“Knowledge is potential power” is the English translation for the Latin aphorism, “Scientia potentia est.” In an email from the Capital Research Center (CRC), Tom Woods and Michael Malice have been credited with charging that rather than speaking truth to power, journalists today often serve as the lapdogs for the …

Sun Communities Official Q2 2021 Results – Inversion, Spencer Roane Letter, Manufactured Housing Institute, “Scientia Potentia Est,” plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates Read More

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Ghorbani Nails Zoning Answers to “How” and “Who”

It was on 12.13.2015 that award-winning consumer affairs journalist Jan Hollingsworth did a report on the zoning and placement problems vexing manufactured housing that included comments from Clayton Homes, an independent manufactured housing retailer, and then-MHEC member Jay Hamilton. It was entitled “Local Star Chambers Wage War on Affordable Housing.” …

Ghorbani Nails Zoning Answers to “How” and “Who” Read More

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Workhorses vs. Show Horses – After Years of Groundwork, Will Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) Leadership Pay Off? Plus, Sunday Weekly Headlines Review

The virtue of humility is as important as the thoughtfully applied quality of courage. Humility should not be misunderstood as being a doormat. Work horses come in many forms. Work horses may quietly seem to be plodding along. Then on a given day, looking back, the large field is plowed. …

Workhorses vs. Show Horses – After Years of Groundwork, Will Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) Leadership Pay Off? Plus, Sunday Weekly Headlines Review Read More

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Six Months Into Biden White House, Gallup, Others on Public View of Business, Government, Key Issues for Manufactured Housing Pros – Potent COVID19 Insight – plus, Manufactured Housing Stock Updates

As the battle within manufactured housing industry’s businesses and two primary trade groups rage, new surveys shed light on several hot-button topics.  Deep dive reports – mixed with a good dose of satire – like the one linked below may or may not move people who want change to press …

Six Months Into Biden White House, Gallup, Others on Public View of Business, Government, Key Issues for Manufactured Housing Pros – Potent COVID19 Insight – plus, Manufactured Housing Stock Updates Read More

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Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) Excellence Awards Finalists Include “Predatory” Legal, Ethics Claims – MHC Operators, Producers, Finance – Friday Follies – Plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates

Awards are often a thinly veiled marketing tool for those who give an award and for those who accept it. When the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) gives awards, it often gets them nearly free media coverage. When some company brags that they got an MHI award, it gets MHI’s name …

Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) Excellence Awards Finalists Include “Predatory” Legal, Ethics Claims – MHC Operators, Producers, Finance – Friday Follies – Plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates Read More

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HUD Sec Marcia Fudge – Zoning, Manufactured Homes – “Until We Start to Address This We Are Going to Continue to be Perpetually in This Kind of Situation.” – News-Analysis, plus Manufactured Housing Stock Updates

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge said this week in a House Financial Services Committee Hearing that “Until we start to address this [zoning/placement barriers for HUD Code manufactured homes] we are going to continue to be perpetually in this kind of situation.” That sobering line by U.S. Housing and Urban Development …

HUD Sec Marcia Fudge – Zoning, Manufactured Homes – “Until We Start to Address This We Are Going to Continue to be Perpetually in This Kind of Situation.” – News-Analysis, plus Manufactured Housing Stock Updates Read More

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Dave Ramsey-“Mobile Homes” “Car You Sleep In”-and MHI- Fumbles? Veiled MH Fraudsters-Racketeers? Manufactured Housing Institute 2021 Report – “Manufactured Home Industry Facts” – Analysis; plus, Most Manufactured Home Stocks Rebound

The backdrop to the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) 2021 annual “facts” could be outlined in this fashion.  The case could be made that Civic Alliance member Edelman’s claim that there is what they called a “Raging Infodemic” in the U.S. today is quite correct. Indeed, from across the left-right divide, …

Dave Ramsey-“Mobile Homes” “Car You Sleep In”-and MHI- Fumbles? Veiled MH Fraudsters-Racketeers? Manufactured Housing Institute 2021 Report – “Manufactured Home Industry Facts” – Analysis; plus, Most Manufactured Home Stocks Rebound Read More

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Only 7 Percent of U.S. Counties have Rentals Affordable on Minimum Wage, NLIHC “Out of Reach 2021 – The High Cost of Housing” Report, Analysis; plus Manufactured Housing Stocks Plunge

“A full-time minimum-wage worker can afford a one-bedroom rental in only 7% of all US counties — 218 counties out of more than 3,000 nationwide,” said left-of-center CNN Business in their article on the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) report called “Out of Reach 2021: The High Cost of …

Only 7 Percent of U.S. Counties have Rentals Affordable on Minimum Wage, NLIHC “Out of Reach 2021 – The High Cost of Housing” Report, Analysis; plus Manufactured Housing Stocks Plunge Read More

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Hot Market – 1971 Mobile Home Commands $340,000 – NHC, NAHB, MHBA, MHARR, MHI, Other Data Reveal Opportunities, Challenges for Manufactured Housing – Report & Analysis

In the Western U.S. town of Garden Valley, Idaho, the lowest price listing or a house is for a $340,000 pre-HUD Code 1971 mobile home on a modest-sized piece of land. Other listings go as high as $2 million dollars, according to local realtor Jim Jardine and nearby KTVB 7 …

Hot Market – 1971 Mobile Home Commands $340,000 – NHC, NAHB, MHBA, MHARR, MHI, Other Data Reveal Opportunities, Challenges for Manufactured Housing – Report & Analysis Read More

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Stating the Obvious – Border Crisis Worsens Affordable Housing Crisis; “Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste” – PINO Crisis – plus Sunday Weekly Headlines Review

Freakonomics and other sources say that it was Winston Churchill who first said “Winston Churchill that first said: “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” But it was President Barack Obama’s chief of Staff, Rahm Emmanuel (D) – who later became Mayor of Chicago – who GoodReads cites as …

Stating the Obvious – Border Crisis Worsens Affordable Housing Crisis; “Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste” – PINO Crisis – plus Sunday Weekly Headlines Review Read More

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Schalamar Residents Press RICO, ADA Class Action Lawsuit Claims vs Northwest Mutual, Murex Properties, Steve Adler, et al; plus Manufactured Housing Stocks Updates

Despite an apparent legal setback, a law firm acting on behalf of manufactured home residents of the 55+ Schalamar Creek manufactured home golf-course resort community is pressing ahead with Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) class action claims. The targets of the lawsuit …

Schalamar Residents Press RICO, ADA Class Action Lawsuit Claims vs Northwest Mutual, Murex Properties, Steve Adler, et al; plus Manufactured Housing Stocks Updates Read More

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MHAction Statements – Revealing! – George Soros, Clayton Homes, Warren Buffett, Manufactured Home Lending – Liz Voigt Tears Fannie, Freddie, “Predatory” Manufactured Housing Institute Community Members; plus, Manufactured Home Stock Updates

Elisabeth “Liz” Voigt, J.D., has previously worked for HUD, the Obama presidential campaign, and several left-leaning groups, as her LinkedIn profile reflects. She has submitted on behalf of Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund (AFREF) and Manufactured Housing Action (MHAction) comments that will be shown below. Following her comments letter …

MHAction Statements – Revealing! – George Soros, Clayton Homes, Warren Buffett, Manufactured Home Lending – Liz Voigt Tears Fannie, Freddie, “Predatory” Manufactured Housing Institute Community Members; plus, Manufactured Home Stock Updates Read More

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Daily Torch’s Rick Manning – Election Integrity Reforms Moving Forward Despite Democrat Pushback; plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates

The deadline for comments to the FHFA on Duty to Serve (DTS) manufactured home lending are looming. Manufactured home connected stocks closed mixed yesterday (7.14.2021), and those business-daily facts are found further below. But today’s featured-focus will be the hot political issue of election integrity. The report and commentary below …

Daily Torch’s Rick Manning – Election Integrity Reforms Moving Forward Despite Democrat Pushback; plus Manufactured Home Stock Updates Read More

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