MHProNews.com has learned from BloombergNews that October 2011 shipments of manufactured housing rose to a seasonally-adjusted rate of 62,000, up from 55,000 homes shipped in September, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures. This figure is well above the recent six month average of 51,000 homes. Placements fell on a seasonally-adjusted basis 1,000 units to 44,000, while dealer inventory remained steady at 22,000. The average price of a manufactured home fell $100, from $60,600 in Sept. to $60,500 in October.
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