The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) contracts with the Institute for Building Technology & Safety (IBTS) to gather data on HUD Code manufactured home production and shipments. The following is the official data on production and shipments by state. In the abbreviations that follow, SW is short for ‘single section’ or single wide manufactured homes. MW is the abbreviation for multi-section or multi-wide. While MWs are typically two section, they can technically be three or more sections. The ‘floors’ count is a good indicator of if the total between SWs and MWs reveal if a MW is two – or more – sections.
National data follows the following federal data collected on behalf of HUD.
|Institute for Building Technology & Safety|
Shipments and Production Summary Report
04/01/2022 – 04/30/2022
|District of Columbia||0||0||0||0|
|*District of Columbia||0||0||0||0|
|THE ABOVE STATISTICS ARE PROVIDED AS A MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE.|
|REPRODUCTION IN PART OR IN TOTAL MUST|
|CARRY AN ATTRIBUTION TO IBTS, INC.|
|(*) THESE STATES HAVE FEWER THAN THREE PLANTS. FIGURES ARE AGGREGATED ON FIRST LINE ABOVE TOTALS TO PROTECT PROPRIETARY INFORMATION.|
|Ashok K Goswami, PE, COO, 45207 Research Place, Ashburn, VA|
To recap what was previously reported at this link here is the April 2022 national and top 10 shipment data, as provided by the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR).
Manufactured Housing Industry Production Increases in April 2022
Washington, D.C., June 3, 2022 – 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 housing industry year-over-year production increased in April 2022. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 10,165 homes in April 2022, a 10% increase over the 9,244 new HUD Code homes produced during April 2021. Cumulative production for 2022 now totals 39,835 homes, an 11.5% increase over the 35,723 homes produced during the same period in 2021.
A further analysis of the official industry statistics shows that the top ten shipment states from the beginning of the industry production rebound in August 2011 through April 2022 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2022) and prior year (2021) shipments per category as indicated — are:
The April 2022 data results in no changes to the cumulative top-ten shipment list.
The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform is a Washington, D.C.-based national trade association representing the views and interests of independent producers of federally-regulated manufactured housing. ##
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