Washington, D.C., May 3, 2018 – 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 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:
|State||Cumulative||Current Month (Mar.. 2018)||2018||2017|
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.