HUD Code Production Growth Continues In June 2018

MHARR NEWS ITEM -- HUD CODE PRODUCTION GROWTH CONTINUES IN JUNE 201-A8

Washington, D.C., August 6, 2018The 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 was sustained in June 2018. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,258 homes in June 2018, a 1.3% increase over the 8,152 HUD Code homes produced during June 2017. Cumulative industry production for 2018 now totals 50,897 homes, a 9.4% increase over the 46,502 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 June 2018 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2018) and prior year (2017) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2018)20182017
Texas77,950 homes1,56510,0757,911
Louisiana30,195 homes3892,6083,214
Florida24,896 homes6483,5483,043
Alabama18,585 homes3422,8943,295
N.C17,323 homes4042,4222,022
Mississippi15,794 homes3212,0251,847
California15,242 homes3262,0271,839
Kentucky14,115 homes2101,4161,722
Michigan14,003 homes2841,9862,460
Tennessee12,127 homes2321,5251,287

The latest information for June 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.