Manufactured Housing Production Up in November 2017

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Washington, D.C., January 5, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf pdf-images.-2jpgof the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), year-over-year manufactured housing industry production grew once again during November 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,602 homes in November 2017, a 21.1% increase over the 7,098 HUD Code homes produced during November 2016. Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 85,657 homes, a 15.5% increase over the 74,141 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 November 2017  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2017)2017 2016
Texas82,427 homes2,05315,73511,875
Louisiana32,204 homes5155,3665,874
Florida26,287 homes4875,4685,505
Alabama20,100 homes7415,4353,359
N.C18,130 homes2713,5553,060
Mississippi16,895 homes3493,3952,944
California16,358 homes2883,3852,904
Kentucky15,038 homes2152,6182,517
Michigan16,017 homes3734,4123,508
Tennessee12,809 homes2342,4242,141

The latest information for November 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.

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR)
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Washington D.C. 20004