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MHARR Expresses Dismay Over Energy Case – Warning and FOIA Follow

February 5, 2020 VIA FEDERAL EXPRESSHon. Dan BrouiletteSecretary U.S. Department of Energy1000 Independence Avenue, S.W.Washington, D.C. 20585                                     Re: Manufactured Housing Energy Regulation Dear Secretary Brouilette: We are dismayed and shocked to have learned recently that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has entered into a consent decree in litigation styled Sierra Club v. Perry (D.D.C. …

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HUD Proposed FY 2021 Manufactured Housing Budget Increases Overall Program Spending

President Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) would once again increase funding for the federal manufactured housing program — with the bulk of the increase going to program contractors – notwithstanding lower production levels in 2019. In the White House budget blueprint and related …

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Annual HUD Code Production Declines In 2019

Washington, D.C., February 3, 2020 – 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), HUD Code manufactured home production grew in December 2019, but annual 2019 production still declined slightly from 2018. Just-released statistics indicate that …

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HUD to Post Two Manufactured Home Regulatory Actions

copies attached for your review and information is a pre-publication copy of a proposed rule by HUD to implement the so-called “third” set of standards recommendations put forward by the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC). The release of this proposed rule was expected, having been pending, in most respects, for several years, and having been …

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Exclusive Insights on Controversies – Interview with 25 Year Industry Leader, Mark Weiss, President & CEO of the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR)

Given the many industry controversies that often involve legal and regulatory issues, it seemed fitting to begin 2020 and this new decade with an in-depth interview with a true industry legal expert and cover ground that has never been previously published in any manufactured housing trade media. Mark Weiss, who is the President and CEO …

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MHARR Appeals HUD Stonewalling On MHCC FOIA

Washington, D.C., January 2, 2020 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) has appealed (copy attached) a HUD decision refusing to disclose information related to the selection of members to serve on the vitally important Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC). In a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed in January 2016, MHARR …

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HUD Code Production Rises in October 2019

Washington, D.C., December 3, 2019 – 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 HUD Code manufactured home production increased in October 2019. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 9,415 homes in October …

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MHARR Calls on FHFA To Join Increasing Demands For Congressional Oversight

Washington, D.C. December 2, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in public comments (see copy attached) delivered at a Washington, D.C. Duty to Serve Underserved Markets (DTS) “Listening Session” conducted by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), has called on FHFA to join the increasing demands for congressional oversight of the …

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White House Council Requests Input on Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing

The White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing (Council), in a Request for Information (RFI) published in the November 22, 2019 Federal Register ( (see copy attached) ), has requested information and input from interested parties on “federal, state [and] local laws, regulations, land use requirements and administrative practices that artificially raise …

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