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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...
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MHARR Communication with HUD Assistant Secretary Brian Montgomery Regarding Program Monitoring Contract

October 26, 2018 VIA FEDERAL EXPRESS Hon. Brian Montgomery Assistant Secretary U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Suite 9100 451 7thStreet, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20410 Re: Manufactured Housing Program Monitoring Contract Dear Secretary Montgomery: As the national representative organization for small businesses within...
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HUD “Clarification” on Frost-Free IB Offers More Questions and Confusion Than Answers

OCTOBER 17, 2018 TO:                 MHARR MANUFACTURERS                      MHARR STATE AFFILIATES                      MHARR TECHNICAL REVIEW GROUP (TRG) FROM:           MHARR RE:                 HUD “Clarification” on Frost-Free IB Offers More Questions And...
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GSEs’ “Duty To Serve Underserved Markets” Plans

OCTOBER 3, 2018  TO:   INDUSTRY MANUFACTURERS, RETAILERS, COMMUNITIESAND FINANCE COMPANIES FROM:           MHARR  RE:                 FHFA REQUESTS INPUT ON PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO  GSEs’ “DUTY to SERVE UNDERSERVED MARKETS” PLANS Attached for your review and information is a copy of a notice issued by the...
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MHARR Exposes GSES’ Failure On Chattel Financing Before Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Contact: MHARR (202) 783-4087 Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in a submission (copy attached) to the House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee in...
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Washington Update – MHARR September 19, 2018 – an Exclusive Report and Analysis

EXCLUSIVE REPORT AND ANALYSIS  IN THIS REPORT:                                                   SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 MHCC DELIVERS STRONG REBUKE TO HUD MHARR COMMENTS FURTHER OPPOSE DOE ENERGY RULE  MHCC REJECTS HUD ACTION ON MULTIPLE ISSUES The statutory Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC),...