HUD Code Production Growth Continues In March 2018


Washington, D.C., May 3, 2018The 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 again in March 2018. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,830 homes in March 2018, a 7% increase over the 8,245 HUD Code homes produced during March 2017.  Cumulative industry production for 2018 now totals 25,531 homes, a 9.1% increase over the 23,384 HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2017.

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 March 2018 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2018) and prior year (2017) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Mar.. 2018)20182017
Texas73,185 homes1,7465,3103,842
Louisiana28,957 homes4201,3701,780
Alabama17,434 homes4101,7432,130
N.C16,084 homes4371,183995
Mississippi14,826 homes4101,057884
Kentucky13,448 homes223749666

The latest information for March 2018 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.

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