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“Restoring the Rule of Law To Manufactured Housing Regulation”

MHARR --ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES By Mark Weiss JULY 2018 The rule of law, and the supremacy of law over the arbitrary whims of individuals who happen to...
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Industry Production Increases Parallel Strong Trump Economy and Pending Regulatory Review

Washington, D.C., July 5, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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HUD Secretary Carson Addresses Manufactured Housing At Oversight Hearing

JUNE 27, 2018   TO:                 MHARR MANUFACTURERS                         MHARR STATE AFFILIATES                         MHARR TECHNICAL REVIEW GROUP (TRG)  FROM: MHARR  RE:  HUD Secretary Carson Addresses Manufactured Housing At Oversight Hearing The House of...
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MHARR Exclusive Report & Analysis, June 25, 2018

REPORT AND ANALYSIS IN THIS REPORT: JUNE 25, 2018 EXCLUSIVE REPORT & ANALYSIS: SAA/PIA MEETING REFLECTS PROGRAM CHANGES NEW POST-PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCED MONTGOMERY CONFIRMED AS HUD...
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Revival Of DOE Energy Rule May Require Legal Action

TO:  MHARR MANUFACTURER         MHARR STATE AFFILIATES         MHARR TECHNICAL REVIEW GROUP (TRG)  FROM:           MHARR RE:                 REVIVAL OF DOE ENERGY RULE MAY REQUIRE...
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MHARR Response to Fannie Mae re: “MH Advantage.”

June 5, 2018 VIA FEDERAL EXPRESS Mr. Jonathan Lawless Vice President Fannie Mae 3900 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20016 Re:MH Advantage Initiative Dear Mr. Lawless: Thank you for your letter dated June...
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Strong HUD Code Production in April 2018

Washington, D.C., June 4, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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MHARR Continues to Press Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac To Fully Engage on...

Washington, D.C., May 30, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) in written comments filed on May 30, 2018, has called...
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Montgomery Confirmed as HUD Assistant Secretary

The nomination of Brian Montgomery to serve as HUD Assistant Secretary for Housing – Federal Housing Commissioner has finally been confirmed by the United...
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“Washington Post Article Underscores Clear Need for An Independent Post-Production Association”

A recent article in the Washington Post regarding the HUD manufactured housing program and the reassignment of former program administrator, Pamela Danner, vividly highlights...
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HUD Code Production Growth Continues In March 2018

Washington, D.C., May 3, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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Washington Post Article on HUD MH Program

The Washington Post has published an article (see, copy attached) concerning the HUD manufactured housing program and MHARR’s efforts in 2017 to change the...
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Final HUD “Guidance” Letter and News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MHARR CALLS FOR REPEAL OF HUD MANUFACTURED HOUSING “GUIDANCE” DOCUMENTS Washington, D.C., April 25, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform...
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Formaldehyde Rule Implementation Date Change

APRIL 4, 2018   TO: MHARR MANUFACTURERS         MHARR STATE AFFILIATES         MHARR TECHNICAL REVIEW GROUP (TRG)  FROM:           MHARR  RE:               Formaldehyde Rule Implementation Date Change Under...
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HUD CODE PRODUCTION INCREASES IN FEBRUARY 2018

Washington, D.C., April 3, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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“MHARR Leadership Continues to Produce Results for Industry”

MHARR, as an organization, has always been tasked with being a leader on the issues it addresses. Established by industry pioneers in 1985, MHARR...
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MHARR Demands Clarification of DTS Vis-À-Vis Supposed “New Class” of Home

Washington, D.C., March 8, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in a February 27, 2018 communication to the Chief Executive...
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Manufactured Housing Production Grows Again in January 2018

Washington, D.C., March 7, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the U.S. Department...
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Implementation of the Duty to Serve Underserved Markets

VIA FEDERAL EXPRESS Mr. Donald H. Layton Chief Executive Officer Freddie Mac 8200 Jones Branch Drive McLean, Virginia 22102-3110 Dear Mr. Layton: I am writing on behalf of the members of...
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Comprehensive MHARR Comments on HUD Review Of Manufactured Housing Regulations

As MHARR previously advised you, HUD, on January 26, 2018, announced a comprehensive, “top-to-bottom” review of all its existing and pending manufactured housing regulations...