The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports to MHProNews.com according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) statistics, the MH industry posted its sixth straight month of production increase. Numbers for Jan. 2012 show HUD Code manufacturers produced 3,983 homes, a 42.5 percent gain over the 2,796 homes produced in Jan. 2011. This six month string of successive pluses (Aug. 2011-Jan. 2012) has resulted in cumulative industry total production of 28,773 homes, up 30 percent from the 22,172 manufactured in the corresponding six month period. MHARR does note the increase in disaster relief MH production, as well as the rising demand for manufactured housing in the Dakotas.
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