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President Trump Announces Nominee Dr. Mark Calabria to Become New Director of Federal Housing Finance Agency-2

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...
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Production Flatline Continues in October 2018

Washington, D.C., December 3, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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HUD Publishes Final Revised Rv Exemption Rule

TO:HUD CODE INDUSTRY MANUFACTURERS, RETAILERS, COMMUNITIES, STATE ASSOCIATIONS AND PRESS FROM:MHARR RE:HUD PUBLISHES FINAL REVISED RV EXEMPTION RULE The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published...
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“A HUD MONITORING CONTRACT ‘BRIDGE TO NOWHERE’”

Let’s start off with a truism. And that truism, quite simply, is that within the HUD manufactured housing program, the so-called “monitoring” function has...
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Financial Services Chairman Calls for End of GSEs

NOVEMBER 6, 2018 Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), retiring Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, has called for an end to the two Government Sponsored...
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September 2018 Manufactured Home Production Data Shows Slight Flatline

Washington, D.C., November 6, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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MHARR Communication with HUD Assistant Secretary Brian Montgomery Regarding Program Monitoring Contract

October 26, 2018 VIA FEDERAL EXPRESS Hon. Brian Montgomery Assistant Secretary U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Suite 9100 451 7thStreet, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20410 Re: Manufactured Housing Program Monitoring Contract Dear...
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HUD “Clarification” on Frost-Free IB Offers More Questions and Confusion Than Answers

OCTOBER 17, 2018 TO:                 MHARR MANUFACTURERS                      MHARR STATE AFFILIATES                      MHARR TECHNICAL...
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HUD Will Not Finalize Proposed “Frost-Free” Interpretive Bulletin

OCTOBER 17, 2018  TO:                 MHARR MANUFACTURERS                         MHARR STATE AFFILIATES                         MHARR TECHNICAL REVIEW GROUP (TRG)  FROM:          MHARR  RE:  HUD Will Not Finalize Proposed “Frost-Free” Interpretive Bulletin HUD’s Installation...
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MHARR Calls on HUD To Remove Zoning, Placement and Consumer Financing Barriers to Manufactured...

Washington, D.C., October 11, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in written comments filed with the U.S. Department of Housing...
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Strong HUD Code Production Growth in August 2018

Washington, D.C., October 3, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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GSEs’ “Duty To Serve Underserved Markets” Plans

OCTOBER 3, 2018  TO:   INDUSTRY MANUFACTURERS, RETAILERS, COMMUNITIESAND FINANCE COMPANIES FROM:           MHARR  RE:                 FHFA REQUESTS INPUT ON PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO  GSEs’ “DUTY to SERVE UNDERSERVED MARKETS” PLANS Attached for your review and...
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MHARR Exposes GSES’ Failure On Chattel Financing Before Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Contact: MHARR (202) 783-4087 Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in a submission (copy...
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Washington Update – MHARR September 19, 2018 – an Exclusive Report and Analysis

EXCLUSIVE REPORT AND ANALYSIS  IN THIS REPORT:                                                   SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 MHCC DELIVERS STRONG REBUKE TO HUD MHARR COMMENTS FURTHER OPPOSE DOE ENERGY RULE  MHCC REJECTS HUD...
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MHARR to DOE: Only Three Choices for MH Energy Rule – Abandon, Complete Start-Over,...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Contact: MHARR                                                                                                                            (202) 783-4087 Washington, D.C., September 17, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR)...
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Double-Digit HUD Code Production Growth in July 2018

Washington, D.C., September 10, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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“Another Missed Post-Production Opportunity?”

MHARR --Issues and Perspectives By Mark Weiss September 2018   HUD Secretary, Dr. Ben Carson, as the saying goes, “gets it.” First, and most fundamentally, he understands –...
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DOE Issues MH Energy Rule Request for Information

AUGUST 6, 2018   TO:                 MHARR MANUFACTURERS                         MHARR STATE AFFILIATES                         MHARR TECHNICAL REVIEW GROUP (TRG) The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a “Notice of Data Availability and Request for Information” (“Notice”)...
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HUD Code Production Growth Continues In June 2018

Washington, D.C., August 6, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of...
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HUD Publishes Notice of Impending MHCC Meeting

As was referenced in MHARR’s July 26, 2018 memorandum concerning its recent meeting with HUD Assistant Secretary-Federal Housing Commissioner, Brian Montgomery, HUD has now...