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President Trump’s Regulatory Orders Moving Forward – HUD Invites Comments on Reducing Regulatory Burdens

In a notice published in the Federal Register on May 15, 2017 (copy attached), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – pursuant to Executive Order (EO) 13771 (“Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs”), issued by President Trump on January 30, 2017 and Executive Order 13777 (“Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda”), issued by …

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“Industry, States and Consumers Must Resist HUD Installation Power Grab”

As MHARR continues to expose the outlines, extent and sheer audacity of HUD’s ongoing power grab under Administrator Pamela Danner to dictate installation standards and enforcement procedures in all fifty states – including states with complying, HUD-approved, state law installation programs – the Association has received a wave of concerned inquiries from industry members and …

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Terrible FHFA Duty to Serve Rule Leads to Useless Fannie And Freddie DTS Chattel Plans

Washington, D.C., May 9, 2017 – The entirely discretionary final “Duty to Serve Underserved Markets” (DTS) rule published by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) on December 29, 2016 -- opposed by the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) as being totally inconsistent with the mandatory and remedial nature of DTS as enacted by …

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MHARR to EPA: withdraw discriminatory formaldehyde mandate

Washington, D.C., May 8, 2017 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) has formally called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw certification requirements contained in its December 2016 Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products rule, which discriminate against manufactured housing and manufactured housing producers. At a May 1, 2017 meeting in Washington, …

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May 3, 2017 – Significant Manufactured Housing Production Increases Continue

Washington, D.C., May 3, 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 March 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,245 homes in …

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APRIL 27, 2017- HUD PROGRAM INTENSIFIES EFFORT TO FEDERALIZE INSTALLATION

MHARR AGGRESSIVELY RESISTS HUD PLAN TO FEDERALIZE INSTALLATION MHARR has received numerous inquiries from industry members and other HUD program stakeholders regarding a rapidly-widening power grab by program administrator to effectively federalize installation regulation in all 50 states, forcing changes to or, in some cases, totally displacing (or seeking to displace) state law installation standards …

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MHARR: Trump Executive Order Nullifies Basis for Energy Rule

In an April 26, 2017 communication to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary, Rick Perry (copy attached), MHARR reiterated its March 10, 2017 call for the withdrawal of DOE’s June 17, 2016 proposed manufactured housing energy rule, asserting, as yet another ground for the proposed rule’s retraction, a March 28, 2017 Trump Administration Executive Order …

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

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 …

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