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“The X Factor” – Manufactured Housing’s Surprising Solution$

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It should go without saying that the readers of MHProNews span the political, economic, religious, gender, ethnic, and other spectrums. That means there are some that will love a statement they read on X (fill in the blank on what X is), while others oppose that same statement on X. Still others with a furrowed …

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Howard Walker, ELS Vice Chair, MHI Executive Committee, and Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Questions

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Subsidized housing is a way of tipping the scales against the free-market solution offered by HUD Code manufactured homes. Not enforcing enhanced preemption established by law under the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000 (MHIA 2000) is clear evidence of HUD failing to do its lawful duty. It’s one of several clear reasons to immediately …

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Serious September – Manufactured Housing Industry Newsmakers, Reports, Articles and Interviews

Serious September 2015. It could just as easily be named, how to Scale Success, or Sliding Sideways September.  Which of the later two it will be depends on how each of us views and responds to events and opportunities.  Before outlining our STRONG Serious September Featured Articles and Interviews line up, let me explain what …

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The Value of Exposing Media Errors in MH Related Reports

We could argue that Manufactured Housing has seen some improvement in the way the mainstream media covers our Industry. In the very next breath, we’d also have to say there are plenty of stories out there that paint a very unbalanced view of the most quality, durable, affordable permanent home solution known in America today. …

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Bank Vault Door Closes on Manufactured Housing Lender

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We’ve heard for some time the whispers about the now announced closure of U.S. Bank’s indirect manufactured housing lending program. To protect sources, we’ve been unable to do more than hint before today about what is now a done deal. We didn’t have a date, but knew it was ‘coming.’ What does this mean for …

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The Appraisal Rule, Manufactured Housing and the Road to Success in 2015

The mid-term elections are almost on us. Some say it will be another wave, sweeping Republicans into control of the Senate like the 2010 mid-term gave Republicans control of the House. A close look at some key races suggests that is less than certain, which means turn out is going to be crucial for supporters …

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Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) 2014 Summer Meeting Pensées

Blaise Pascal, who penned the original Pensées (French for 'thoughts'), would likely be disappointed in part of what follows; for that this scribe takes full responsibility. As we approach the 2014 MHI Summer Meeting Sunday-Tuesday, what should we expect? What should be our hopes following the event? What should we be talking about while there? …

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