Manufactured Housing Production Grows Again in January 2018

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Washington, D.C., March 7, 2018 – 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 increased again during January 2018. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,636 homes in January 2018, a 10.3% increase over the 7,827 HUD Code homes produced during January 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 January 2018 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2018) and prior year (2017) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Jan. 2018)20182017
Texas69,756 homes1,8811,8811,183
Louisiana28,038 homes451451749
Florida28,038 homes497947490
Alabama16,478homes7877871,026
N.C15,276 homes375375326
Mississippi14,120 homes351351269
California13,560 homes345345242
Kentucky13,001homes302302279
Michigan12,350homes333333412
Tennessee10,841 homes239239217

The latest information for January 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

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