Manufactured Home Production Jumps in October 2017

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Washington, D.C., December 4, 2017 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), year-over-year manufactured housing industry production grew once again during October 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,636 homes in October 2017, a 20.7% increase over the 7,154 HUD Code homes produced during October 2016. Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 77,055 homes, a 14.9% increase over the 67,043 HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2016.

A further analysis of the official industry statistics shows that the top ten shipment states from the beginning of the industry production rebound in August 2011 through October 2017 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2017)2017 2016
Texas80,374 homes1,99013,68210,882
Louisiana31,689 homes4684,8514,640
Florida25,800 homes5074,9815,058
Alabama19,359 homes4734,6943,138
N.C17,859 homes2783,2842,821
Mississippi16,546 homes3303,0462,725
California16,070 homes3193,0972,673
Kentucky14,823 homes3302,4032,299
Michigan15,644 homes3674,0393,147
Tennessee12,575 homes2282,1901,957

The latest information for October 2017 results in no changes to the cumulative top-ten list.

The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform is a Washington, D.C.-based national trade association representing the views and interests of independent producers of federally-regulated manufactured housing.

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR)
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Washington D.C. 20004