Double-Digit HUD Code Production Growth in July 2018

DOUBLE-DIGIT HUD CODE PRODUCTION GROWTH IN JULY 2018 -manufacturedregulatoryReform-Org

Washington, D.C., September 10, 2018 – 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 growth continued in July 2018. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 6,781 homes in July 2018, a 16.8% increase over the 5,803 HUD Code homes produced during July 2017. Cumulative industry production for 2018 now totals 57,531 homes, a 10% increase over the 52,305 HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2017.

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 July 2018  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2018) and prior year (2017) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2018)20182017
Texas79,216 homes1,26611,3418,897
Louisiana30,535 homes3402,9483,509
Florida25,429 homes5334,0813,404
Alabama18,869 homes2843,1783,515
N.C17,611 homes2882,7102,283
Mississippi16,022 homes2282,2532,073
California15,511 homes2692,2962,112
Kentucky14,355 homes2401,6561,909
Michigan14,293 homes2902,2762,790
Tennessee12,322 homes1951,7201,490

The latest information for July 2018 results in no 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.