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MHARR Supports Proposed Repeal of HUD “Formaldehyde Health Notice”

The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in comments filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on April 16, 2019...
MHARR Calls on New Fannie Mae CEO Hugh Frater to Fully and Properly Implement Federal Law

MHARR Calls on New Fannie Mae CEO Hugh Frater to Fully and Properly...

MHARR CALLS ON NEW FANNIE MAE CEO TO FULLY AND PROPERLY IMPLEMENT FEDERAL LAW Washington, D.C., April 11, 2019– The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform...
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HUD Study, Analysis of Zoning Discrimination Against Manufactured Housing Sought

MHARR SEEKS HUD STUDY AND ANALYSIS OF ZONING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MANUFACTURED HOUSING Washington, D.C., April 8, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR),...
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HUD Monitoring Contract Solicitation

Attached for your information and review is an MHARR communication with HUD Assistant Secretary/Federal Housing Commissioner, Brian Montgomery, regarding the recently-published HUD monitoring contract...
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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Decline Continues

Washington, D.C., April 5, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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MHARR Board Holds Highly Productive Meeting — Adopts Bold New Initiatives

MHARR BOARD HOLDS HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE MEETING -- ADOPTS BOLD NEW INITIATIVES Washington, D.C., April 2, 2019 – Despite producing its best homes ever, at a price point...
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MHARR Urges Congress to Preserve DTS In GSE Reform Legislation DBN

Washington, D.C., March 28, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in written testimony submitted to the Senate Banking Committee in conjunction...
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HUD Proposes Rule to Adopt EPA Formaldehyde Standards — Eliminate Formaldehyde “Health Notice”

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in the March 22, 2019 edition of the Federal Register, has issued a proposed rule...
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HUD Secretary Carson HUDdle Conference Features Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform Engagement on...

The Department of Housing and Urban Development, on March 20, 2019, held the latest in a series of "HUDdle" conferences with invited HUD-program stakeholders. ...
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MHARR Analysis Exposes HUD PD&R Energy Costs “Whitewash”

Washington, D.C., March 19, 2019 –The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) has filed an analysis and comments (copy attached) with the federal...
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Court Rules That Sierra Club Has Standing to Sue DOE Over Manufactured Housing Energy...

COURT RULES THAT SIERRA CLUB HAS STANDING TO SUE DOE OVER MANUFACTURED HOUSING ENERGY STANDARDS In a development that was not unexpected, the U.S. District...
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2020 Federal Budget Request For HUD Manufactured Housing Program Needs Further Reform

The White House, in its Fiscal Year 2020 proposed federal budget, unveiled March 11, 2019, has requested an annual appropriation of $12 million for...
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Manufactured Home Production Decline Persists As 2019 Begins

Washington, D.C., March 4, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...

HUD Whitewash on DOE Rule Costs, More Washington Manufactured Housing Updates

HUD WHITEWASHES ALLEGED DOE ENERGY RULE COSTS PROCEDURAL CHANGES SHOULD APPLY TO ANY DOE MH RULE REVISED DTS PLANS RELEASED – CHATTEL...
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New Proposed Energy Standards Rule Should Apply To Manufactured Housing Energy Rule making

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a new proposed rule in the February 13, 2019 Federal Register (copy attached) that would significantly...
HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Decline Persists – Time For Action Not Excuses

HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Decline Persists – Time For Action Not Excuses

Washington, D.C., February 4, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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“The Illusion of Motion Versus Real-World Challenges”

Motion – or, more accurately, activity – in and of itself, is not necessarily synonymous with, or equivalent to, realprogress, or, in fact, anyprogress...
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Independent National Manufactured Housing Post-Production Association Takes Major Step

Washington, D.C., January 8, 2019 – The National Association of Manufactured Housing Community Owners (NAMHCO), a new, independent association representing a key manufactured housing...
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Production Decline Continues in November 2018

Washington, D.C., January 3, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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President Trump Announces Nominee Dr. Mark Calabria to Become New Director of Federal Housing...

President Trump, on December 12, 2018, announced the nomination of Dr. Mark Calabria, currently the Chief Economist for Vice President Mike Pence, to become...