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HUD Monitoring Contract Solicitation

Attached for your information and review is an MHARR communication with HUD Assistant Secretary/Federal Housing Commissioner, Brian Montgomery, regarding the recently-published HUD monitoring contract solicitation and more, specifically, the unnecessarily truncated response time for...
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MHARR Urges Congress to Preserve DTS In GSE Reform Legislation DBN

Washington, D.C., March 28, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in written testimony submitted to the Senate Banking Committee in conjunction with its March 26-27, 2019 hearing concerning reform of the...
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HUD Proposes Rule to Adopt EPA Formaldehyde Standards — Eliminate Formaldehyde “Health Notice”

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in the March 22, 2019 edition of the Federal Register, has issued a proposed rule that would amend the Federal Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety...
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HUD Secretary Carson HUDdle Conference Features Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform Engagement on...

The Department of Housing and Urban Development, on March 20, 2019, held the latest in a series of "HUDdle" conferences with invited HUD-program stakeholders.  The conferences, which are an initiative of -- and hosted...
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MHARR Analysis Exposes HUD PD&R Energy Costs “Whitewash”

Washington, D.C., March 19, 2019 –The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) has filed an analysis and comments (copy attached) with the federal Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC) exposing a blatant whitewash of...
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Court Rules That Sierra Club Has Standing to Sue DOE Over Manufactured Housing Energy...

COURT RULES THAT SIERRA CLUB HAS STANDING TO SUE DOE OVER MANUFACTURED HOUSING ENERGY STANDARDS In a development that was not unexpected, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has denied a motion...
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New Proposed Energy Standards Rule Should Apply To Manufactured Housing Energy Rule making

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a new proposed rule in the February 13, 2019 Federal Register (copy attached) that would significantly modify its procedures for developing new or revised energy conservation...
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Independent National Manufactured Housing Post-Production Association Takes Major Step

Washington, D.C., January 8, 2019 – The National Association of Manufactured Housing Community Owners (NAMHCO), a new, independent association representing a key manufactured housing industry post-production constituency, has announced a major step in its...
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President Trump Announces Nominee Dr. Mark Calabria to Become New Director of Federal Housing...

President Trump, on December 12, 2018, announced the nomination of Dr. Mark Calabria, currently the Chief Economist for Vice President Mike Pence, to become the new Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA),...
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HUD Publishes Final Revised Rv Exemption Rule

TO:HUD CODE INDUSTRY MANUFACTURERS, RETAILERS, COMMUNITIES, STATE ASSOCIATIONS AND PRESS FROM:MHARR RE:HUD PUBLISHES FINAL REVISED RV EXEMPTION RULE The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published a final rule in the November 16, 2018 Federal Register...