According to the Manufactured Housing Institute’s (MHI) monthly report, shipments of manufactured homes rose to 5,211 for May, an increase of 16.7 percent over May 2011, as well as an increase over the 4,630 manufactured homes shipped in April 2012. MHProNews.com has learned this marks the tenth consecutive month of MH increase. Single-section and multi-section homes both rose compared to the previous year. For the first five months of this year, shipments are up 25 percent over 2011— 18,114 homes last year compared to 22,641 so far this year.
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