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MHARR Questions HUD Leadership, HUD/SAA Funding Disparities

More Questions and Confusion Surround HUD Program Leadership The HUD manufactured housing program conducted the latest in its ongoing series of regional State Administrative Agency (SAA) conferences on September 17-18, 2019 in Mobile, Alabama.  The most significant development at the meeting was the surprise announcement (not by HUD, but by the host State Administrative Agency) …

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MHARR SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 WASHINGTON UPDATE — AN EXCLUSIVE REPORT AND ANALYSIS

HUD’S CONTRACTING FAVORITISM CONTINUES HUD AND TREASURY RELEASE HOUSING FINANCE REFORM PLANS FHFA ANNOUNCES SECOND DTS ROAD SHOW – MORE OF THE SAME ZONING PROJECT RESPONSE ILLUSTRATES POST-PRODUCTION FLAWS MHARR OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE HUD AWARDS DAPIA MONITORING CONTRACT TO 40-YEAR INCUMBENT MHARR has learned near press time that the new HUD monitoring contract for …

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MHARR announced today the establishment of its new internet website, which can be found at www.manufacturedhousingassociation.org,

MHARR Announces New Website

Washington, D.C., September 9, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing producers of manufactured housing regulated under federal law by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today the establishment of its new internet website, which can be found at www.manufacturedhousingassociation.org. MHARR, which …

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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Takes an Up-Tick in July 2019

Washington, D.C., September 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 July 2019.  Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 7,135 homes in July …

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Longstanding MHARR Effort to Fully Reform HUD Subpart I Regulations Continues to Advance

The Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee’s (MHCC) Regulatory Enforcement Subcommittee has approved and will now send to the full MHCC for consideration at its upcoming October 2019 in-person meeting, the most extensive proposed changes to HUD’s Subpart I regulations since they were last amended in 2013. Acting, in part, on a proposal submitted to HUD by …

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MHARR Honors Outgoing Chairman James Shea, Jr.

Washington, D.C., August 12, 2019 – The Board of Directors of the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) has presented outgoing Chairman James F. Shea, Jr. with a Resolution and commemorative plaque honoring his long-time service and leadership within MHARR, and on behalf of the entire manufactured housing industry. The Board’s Resolution commends Mr. …

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MHCC Regulatory Enforcement Subcommittee Advances MHARR Regulatory Reform Proposals

The Regulatory Enforcement Subcommittee of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC), during an extended conference call on August 6, 2019, has advanced a number of key HUD manufactured housing program regulatory reform proposals submitted by MHARR in 2017 and 2018 comments to HUD, which were subsequently provided to MHCC members in advance of the MHCC’s …

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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Declined Again in June 2019

Washington, D.C., August 5, 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 declined again in June 2019. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 7,761 homes in …

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MHCC Subcommittee Advances MHARR Regulatory Reform Proposals

The General Subcommittee of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC), during marathon conference calls on July 24 and July 30, 2019, has advanced a number of key HUD manufactured housing program regulatory reform proposals submitted by MHARR in written comments to HUD on June 7, 2017, February 20, 2018 and April 25, 2018, and subsequently …

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