The 2014 Summer Meeting for the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) concluded yesterday with Tim Williams, CEO of 21st Mortgage, was elected as Vice-Chair of the industry’s largest national trade association. Williams, a respected industry icon, was unopposed.
97 industry leaders, plus MHI staff, friends and family attended the June 8-10 event at the Alexander Hotel in Indianapolis, IN. “On the heels of Congress and Expo, and with a number of state association meetings (taking place), we are very pleased with the number of attendees.” said MHI President, Dick Jennison, to MHProNews.
Pam Danner, HUD’s new manufactured housing program director and Bill Matchneer, who recently retired from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), we’re among the featured guests. Danner assured attendees that she would listen to the industry, resolve back logged issues and seek to elevate understanding and use of programs manufactured housing at HUD.
Bill Matchneer, who is consulting for MHI on appraisal related issues, urged members to get the story of MH home owners who lost financing due to CFPB regs to have their stories told to regulators. See Matchneer’s related guest column here.
Educational, business meetings and networking mixers were all part of the agenda. ##
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