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MHARR Washington Updates

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform Blasts Fannie/Freddie Continuing Failure On Duty To Serve

Washington, D.C., July 15, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) at a July 14, 2021 “listening session” conducted by the Federal Housing …

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Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) July 8, 2021 Washington, D.C. Update

REPORT AND ANALYSIS IN THIS REPORT: JULY 8, 2021 INDUSTRY POST-PRODUCTION FAILURES HIT HOME MHARR CALLS FOR CHANGES FROM NEW FHFA DIRECTOR MHARR BLASTS NEW …

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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Increases Continue in May 2021

Washington, D.C., July 6, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the …

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MHARR Issues & Perspectives

“INVASION OF THE BUILDING CODE SNATCHERS”

In the classic film noir, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” space aliens attempt to take over the Earth by replacing real people with robot-like replicas. …

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HUD Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC) Meeting Exposes Looming Battle Over Energy Standards

Washington, D.C., June 14, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC) held yet another marathon conference call meeting on June 10, 2021, to take …

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MHARR Issues Strong Warning Against Solar Energy Mandates for Manufactured Homes

Washington, D.C., May 26, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) has issued a strong warning to a special interest group against …

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MHARR Admonishes HUD Secretary for Omitting Manufactured Housing From List of Agency Accomplishments

Washington, D.C., May 20, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) in a May 13, 2021 communication to HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge …

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MHARR Washington Updates

The Latest Step in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s “Duty To Serve” Deception

The latest step in the ongoing deception that constitutes the supposed “implementation” of the Duty to Serve Underserved Markets (DTS) mandate of the Housing and …

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MHARR Washington Updates

HUD Issues Manufactured Housing Industry Wide AC Letter

The HUD Office of Manufactured Housing Programs (OMHP) has issued a new industry wide Alternate Construction (AC) letter (see, copy attached). The letter, issued May …

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MHARR Issues & Perspectives

“FREDDIE MAC UNWITTINGLY PROVES ITS OWN FAILURE” MHARR — ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES — May 2021

By Mark WeissMAY 2021 “FREDDIE MAC UNWITTINGLY PROVES ITS OWN FAILURE” Remember Inspector Renault in the classic film “Casablanca,” who was “shocked, shocked” to find …

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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Increases in March 2021

Washington, D.C., May 3, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the …

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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Declines Again in February 2021

Washington, D.C., April 5, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the …

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MHARR to FHFA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Stop the “Shell Game” with the HUD Code Manufactured Home Industry and American Homebuyers

STATEMENT OF MARK WEISS MARCH 25, 2021 ENTERPRISE HOUSING GOALS LISTENING SESSION My name is Mark Weiss, and I am President and CEO of the …

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“The Ultimate Battle Against Destructive Energy Regulation”

So, what could be worse than destructive, excessively costly federal manufactured housing “energy conservation” standards developed through a distorted and fundamentally tainted process at the …

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MHARR Statement on Marcia Fudge and on HUD Standards Implementation

TO:                 MHARR MANUFACTURERS                         HUD CODE INDUSTRY MANUFACTURERS  FROM:          MARK WEISSRE:                 SUBJECTS AS LISTED BELOW HUD EXTENDS IMPLEMENTATION DATE FOR “THIRD SET” OF STANDARDS As …

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Manufactured Home Industry Production Declines Slightly in January 2021

Washington, D.C., March 3, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the …

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MHARR Washington Updates

MHARR Calls for Mainstream Manufactured Home Loans to Be Included in Enterprise Housing Goals

Washington, D.C., March 1, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) has filed comments copy attached with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) …

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MHARR Issues & Perspectives

“Zoning Exclusion — To Fight Or Switch?”

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Manufactured Housing December 2020 Production & Shipment Data, Annual Total 2020 Manufactured Home Statistics

INDUSTRY PRODUCTION INCREASES IN DECEMBER 2020 Washington, D.C., February 3, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official …

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EXCLUSIVE REPORT & ANALYSIS

Manufactured Housing Enters the Biden Era

REPORT AND ANALYSIS IN THIS REPORT:                                       …

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