[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Washington, D.C., November 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 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:[/vc_column_text][vc_table vc_table_theme=”classic”][align-center]State,Cumulative,[align-center]Current%20Month%20(Feb.%202017),[align-center]2017%20%20%20,[align-center]2016|Texas,78%2C384%20homes,1%2C355,11%2C692,9%2C908|Louisiana,31%2C221%20homes,413,4%2C383,3%2C750|Florida,25%2C332%20%20homes,497,4%2C474,4%2C599|Alabama,4%2C599%20homes,322,4%2C221,4%2C221|N.C,17%2C581%20homes,355,3%2C006,2%2C552|Mississippi,16%2C216%20homes,295,2%2C716,2%2C716|California,15%2C751%20homes,350,2%2C778,2%2C411|Kentucky,14%2C493%20homes,228,2%2C073,2%2C071|Michigan,15%2C277%20homes,371,3%2C672,2%2C752|Tennessee,12%2C347%20homes,238,1%2C962,1%2C755[/vc_table][vc_column_text]
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.