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MH Lending, FEMA and False Profits (and False Prophets)

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Question. Where the manufactured home industry’s profits in the mid-to-late1990s, false or real? When money is earned, it can be spent. So it may seem odd to discuss profits as “false.”  As anyone who’s watched the movie Scarface knows, crime is a business. It may be illegal, but it’s business.  The risk/reward equation for a …

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Mandamus! Magnificent May in MHVille, 2017

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Fight! Fight! Fight! Example 1, of many possible examples. Mandamus! Mandamus – Wikipedia › wiki › Mandamus “Mandamus (“We command”) is a judicial remedy in the form of an order from a superior court, to any government subordinate court, corporation, or public authority—to do (or forbear from doing) some specific act which that body is …

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Energy Rising, Politics, Image, Education, Media and Manufactured Housing

The facts are routinely on our side. America needs what we have, even if tens of millions don’t know it, oppose or misunderstand our quality, durable homes and services. While imperfect, we are a far better option in every sense than the majority realize. We are able to demonstrate that MH is routinely a better …

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Is a Billion Dollar + Manufactured Home Community US-Canadian deal hanging fire?

Before describing the allegedly pending billion-dollar MHC deal, let me express the reason to discuss this at all. Manufactured housing is on a four year new home shipment incline, but we are still at historically low levels. As the Wisconsin Housing Alliance (WHA) Executive Director, Ross Kinzler, noted near the close of the Federated States …

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DC Talk – Inside the Beltway – 2014

A mix of nervous anticipation and professional motivation is internalized and moves me to go to Washington this Sunday through Tuesday for the annual Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) Winter Meeting and Legislative Session. We need to move S 1828 ahead, which is my personal/professional goal with Florida's U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson. Our …

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The Worst…

2014 was reportedly the worst… …winter in 20 years; …road conditions, with major highways closed; …flight conditions, with cancellations and delays lighting up the boards at airports. All of those facts dampened the turnout at the 2014 Louisville Show. In spite of those facts, it was also the best… …attended Louisville Show in years; …2014 …

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Manufactured Housing’s Mecca!

Let's start with two words, “Leave early!” It is way before dawn on Tuesday, January 21st when this blog post was started. The airport's Crown Plaza was already humming last night as Manufactured Housing professionals from across America were streaming in. Speaking of buzz, the saws were humming, hammers beating out their sharp rhythm inside …

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters

"It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees." – Zapata “As the industry winds down, cornfields which became MHCs, will revert to cornfields. I predicted that years ago. How hard is it to understand that if one goes from 350,000 shipments to 50,000 annual shipments, rampant vacancy will be the …

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