The Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) states the National Modular Housing Council reports 3,544 new modular homes were shipped in the third quarter of 2011, a loss of two percent from the same quarter 2010. When compared to Q3 2010, state shipment numbers show six states had increased shipments,18 states saw shipments decline, and five states showed insignificant change—less than or equal to five shipments. By contrast, manufactured home shipments for September alone were 5,037, up 13.4 percent from last September. The seasonally-adjusted rate of homes shipped in September was 54,790.
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