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Principle of ‘The Lesser of Two Evils,’ and MHVille’s Future

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  There’s a simple but profoundly useful concept taught be ancient to modern thinkers who ponder business, ethical, moral, political or other issues.   It’s called the principle of ‘the lesser of two evils.’ It’s simple.  When confronted with a choice, neither of which is perfect, by definition each is a some level of ‘evil’ …

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FEDs, MHI, Buffett’s Berkshire’s Clayton Homes Moat, Affordable Housing, and Billion$ in Manufactured Home Market Manipulation

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  For billions of souls who believe, since the time Cain killed his brother Able, history records how dark emotions and desires have motivated some to harm or dominate others.    In manufactured housing, Terry Decio with Skyline quipped on camera “I’m tired of being the best kept secret, I’m ready to help house America.” …

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Profits, Understanding Human Events, and Manufactured Housing

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“When in the course of human events…” Day by day, people make life-changing decisions. Those choices can be for good or ill. A fact without context may have little discernible meaning. To properly understand the present, or any moment in time, one must understand what occurred previously. In the famous George Orwell’s dark novel, 1984, …

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Life, Liberty, Property – Supreme Court – and Manufactured Housing

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1776 to 2018 and beyond. The issues of Life, Liberty and Property were as important when Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence as they are today, or will be tomorrow. And it very much matters to our industry, investors, and related professions.   When Sam Zell said they discovered that at Equity LifeStyle Properties …

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Only 3 Options – the Elephant in the Room

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A) In manufactured housing production, the elephant in the room is Clayton Homes. They are owned by Berkshire Hathaway, which also owns the 2 largest industry lenders, 21st Mortgage and Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance (VMF). Berkshire also owns a large stake in the industry’s third largest single family manufactured home loan lender, Wells Fargo. There …

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S 2155, Manufactured Housing,“Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act” Back Story

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S. 2155 is poised to pass the House today.  It’s styled “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.”   Should the bill pass – and Skopos Labs/GovTrack say there is a 56 percent chance of enactment – then the following is what you can expect from the Arlington, VA based national manufactured housing association …

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Anti-MH Industry MHAction Protesters Have Struck Manufactured Housing Again, and Again

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In the aftermath of last year’s Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) annual meeting, an MHI advocate metaphorically taunted MHProNews for our reporting on looming protests of their meeting. That skeptic isn’t doubting the forecast of MHAction protests any more. MHAction initially targeted the MHI annual event in Orlando last year.  But a combination of disruptive factors …

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Clayton Homes, Manufactured Housing Industry News, Reality Check

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Clayton Homes made the news several times in recent days. As a heads up to readers, this mentions legislation, but that isn’t the headline topic. The example that follows exemplifies a reality check that will tee up an “Aha! Moment” for many. The subjects Clayton Homes has been included in mainstream media reports included such …

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