HUD Code Production Up By Double-Digits In May 2017

Washington, D.C., July 6, 2017 – 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 experienced double-digit growth once again during May 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 7,882 homes in pdf-images.-2jpgMay 2017, a 16.25% increase over the 6,780 HUD Code homes produced during May 2016. Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 38,450 homes, an 18.05% increase over the 32,570      HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2016.

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 2017  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2017)2017 2016
Texas73,165 homes1,4286,4735,667
Louisiana29,541 homes4762,7031,865
Florida23,348 homes4912,4902,442
Alabama17,612 homes3952,9471,647
N.C16,232 homes3511,6571,477
Mississippi15,000 homes3071,5001,221
California14,472 homes3121,4991,270
Kentucky13,571 homes2571,1511,192
Michigan13,676 homes4202,0712,071
Tennessee11,452 homes2081,067943

The latest information for May 2017 moves Michigan into the 8th spot on the cumulative pdf-images.-2jpgtop-ten list, edging past Kentucky.

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR)
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