Manufactured Home Production Gains Again in September 2017

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Washington, D.C., November 6, 2017The 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 once again during September 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 7,580 homes in September 2017, a 3.5% increase over the 7,322 HUD Code homes produced during September 2016. Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 68,419 homes, a 14.2% increase over the 59,889 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 September 2017  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2017)2017 2016
Texas78,384 homes1,35511,6929,908
Louisiana31,221 homes4134,3833,750
Florida25,332 homes4974,4744,599
Alabama4,599 homes3224,2214,221
N.C17,581 homes3553,0062,552
Mississippi16,216 homes2952,7162,716
California15,751 homes3502,7782,411
Kentucky14,493 homes2282,0732,071
Michigan15,277 homes3713,6722,752
Tennessee12,347 homes2381,9621,755

The latest information for September 2017 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.

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