COVID19 Continues to Suppress Manufactured Home Industry Production in May 2020

COVID19 Continues to Suppress Manufactured Home Industry Production in May 2020

Washington, D.C., July 6, 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 housing industry year-over-year production fell in May 2020. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 6,647 homes in May 2020, a 22% decrease from the 8,569 new HUD Code homes produced during May 2019. Cumulative 2020 production at the end of May 2020, stands at 38,597 homes as compared with 38,921 homes produced over the same period in 2019, a decrease of 0.8%. This May 2020 production decrease comes amidst continuing disruptions due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

A further analysis of the official industry statistics shows that the top ten shipment states from the beginning of the industry production rebound in August 2011 through May 2020  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2020) and prior year (2019) shipments per category as indicated — are:

ManufacturedHousingAssocRegReformlogoMay2020ManufacturedHousingDataTop10StatesShipmentsMHARRLogo

The May 2020 production data does not result in any changes to the cumulative top-ten list.  

The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform is a Washington, D.C.-based national trade association representing the views and interests of independent producers of federally-regulated manufactured housing.

Washington, D.C., July 6, 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 housing industry year-over-year production fell in May 2020. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 6,647 homes in May 2020, a 22% decrease from the 8,569 new HUD Code homes produced during May 2019. Cumulative 2020 production at the end of May 2020, stands at 38,597 homes as compared with 38,921 homes produced over the same period in 2019, a decrease of 0.8%. This May 2020 production decrease comes amidst continuing disruptions due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

A further analysis of the official industry statistics shows that the top ten shipment states from the beginning of the industry production rebound in August 2011 through May 2020  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2020) and prior year (2019) shipments per category as indicated — are:

ManufacturedHousingAssocRegReformlogoMay2020ManufacturedHousingDataTop10StatesShipmentsMHARRLogo

The May 2020 production data does not result in any changes to the cumulative top-ten list.  

The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform is a Washington, D.C.-based national trade association representing the views and interests of independent producers of federally-regulated manufactured housing.

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