The most recent data collected on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reflects a small dip in new manufactured home production.
According to information and analysis provided by MHARR, the following are the totals for September 2018.
“Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 7,519 homes in September 2018, a 0.8% decline from the 7,580 HUD Code homes produced during September 2017. Cumulative industry production for 2018 now totals 74,207 homes, an 8.4% increase over the 68,419 HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2017,” said MHARR. Their full report is found at the link below.
September 2018 Manufactured Home Production Data Shows Slight Flatline | Manufactured Housing Association Regulatory Reform
Washington, D.C., November 6, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), HUD Code manufactured home production flat-lined slightly in September 2018.
The following graphic reflects the top 10 states, since the date shown.
Sobering Regional and State Data
As MHProNews alone has spotlighted in national manufactured housing trade media, several states are still sliding in shipment levels. That includes some of the top producing states in the nation. The industry’s professionals needs to ask and answer the question in their own market(s), with an affordable housing crisis, how can the industry not be doing much better?
ICYMI, or need a refresher, see those 2 new, separate-but-related regional reports and analysis, at the links above and below.
These are post-production, marketing and sales related issues.
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