Manufactured Housing Production Increases Continue in April 2017

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Washington, D.C., June 5, 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 increased again during April 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 7,184 homes in April 2017, a 7.4% increase over the 6,689 HUD Code homes produced during April 2016. Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 30,568 homes, an 18.5% increase over the 25,790 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 April 2017  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Apr. 2017)2017 2016
Texas71,737 homes1,2035,0454,571
Louisiana29,065 homes4472,2271,462
Florida22,857 homes4811,9991,808
Alabama17,217 homes4222,5521,270
N.C15,881 homes3111,3061,204
Mississippi14,693 homes3091,193969
California14,160 homes3201,1871,005
Kentucky13,314 homes228894982
Michigan13,256 homes3901,6511,033
Tennessee11,244 homes218859768

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR)
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Phone: 202/783-4087
Fax: 202/783-4075
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