Industry Production Increases Parallel Strong Trump Economy and Pending Regulatory Review

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Washington, D.C., July 5, 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 grew again in May 2018. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,846 homes in May 2018, a 12.2% increase over the 7,882 HUD Code homes produced during May 2017.  Cumulative industry production for 2018 now totals 42,492 homes, a 10.5% increase over the 38,450 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 May 2018 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2018) and prior year (2017) shipments per category as indicated — are:

[vc_table vc_table_theme=”classic”][align-center]State,Cumulative,[align-center]Current%20Month%20(May.%202018),[align-center]2018,[align-center]2017|[align-center]Texas,76%2C385%20homes,[align-center]1%2C579,[align-center]8%2C510,[align-center]6%2C473|[align-center]Louisiana,29%2C806%20homes,[align-center]420,[align-center]2%2C219,[align-center]2%2C703|[align-center]Florida,24%2C248%20homes,[align-center]660,[align-center]2%2C900,[align-center]2%2C490|[align-center]Alabama,18%2C243%20%20homes,[align-center]448,[align-center]2%2C552,[align-center]2%2C947|[align-center]N.C,16%2C919%20%20homes,[align-center]401,[align-center]2%2C018,[align-center]1%2C657|[align-center]Mississippi,15%2C473%20homes,[align-center]327,[align-center]1%2C704,[align-center]1%2C500|[align-center]California,14%2C916%20%20homes,[align-center]348,[align-center]1%2C701,[align-center]1%2C499|[align-center]Kentucky,13%2C905%20homes,[align-center]237,[align-center]1%2C206,[align-center]1%2C463|[align-center]Michigan,13%2C719%20homes,[align-center]321,[align-center]1%2C702,[align-center]2%2C071|[align-center]Tennessee,11%2C895%20%20homes,[align-center]233,[align-center]1%2C293,[align-center]1%2C067[/vc_table]

The latest information for May 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.

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR)
1331 Pennsylvania Ave N.W., Suite 512
Washington D.C. 20004
Phone: 202/783-4087
Fax: 202/783-4075

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