In their monthly report, the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) informs MHProNews the 4,190 MH shipped in Jan. is a 6.2 percent increase in production of manufactured homes in Jan. 2013 over Jan. 2012, representing a rise in both single-section as well as multi-section homes. Total floors shipped in Jan. 2013 equaled 6,417, an increase of 7.5 percent over Jan. 2012. Additionally, 123 plants reported production in Jan. 2013 representing 45 active corporations, the same as Dec. 2012. In a March 4, 2013 post, figures from the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) indicated 4,242 HUD Code homes were shipped, a 52 unit discrepancy from the MHI numbers.
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