The month of May 2012 saw 5,211 new manufactured homes shipped, up 16.7 percent from May 2011 numbers. Increases were across the board with shipments of both single-section and multi-section homes up compared with the same month last year.
Compared to 2011, 2012 has recorded shipment increases every month so far. For the first five months of this year, shipment totaled 22,641 homes compared with 18,114 homes in 2011, a net increase of 25 percent.
Detailed information will be provided in MHI’s Monthly Economic Report to be published early next week.