April 4, 2017 Report – Manufactured Housing Industry Shipment Statistics, for the month of February 2017

ManufacturedHousingIndustryProductionNewHomeShipmentsFromMHARR

Washington, D.C., April 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 increased substantially again during February 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 7,312 homes in February 2017, a 19.3% increase over the 6,129 HUD Code homes produced during February 2016. Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 15,139 homes, a 26.2% increase over the 11,991 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 February 2017  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2017)2017 2016
Texas69,088 homes1,2132,3962,197
Louisiana28,099 homes5121,261613
Florida21,805 homes457947901
Alabama16,285 homes5941,620524
N.C15,200 homes299625563
Mississippi14,049 homes280549431
California13,489 homes274516497
Kentucky12,884 homes185464524
Michigan12,486 homes469881501
Tennessee10,802 homes200417407