May 3, 2017 – Significant Manufactured Housing Production Increases Continue

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Washington, D.C., May 3, 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 increased substantially again during March 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,245 homes in March 2017, a nearly 16% increase over the 7,110 HUD Code homes produced during March 2016. Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 23,384 homes, a 22.4% increase over the 19,101 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 March 2017  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated — are:

[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|[align-center]Texas,70%2C534%20homes,[align-center]1%2C446,[align-center]3%2C842,[align-center]3%2C451|[align-center]Louisiana,28%2C618%20homes,[align-center]519,[align-center]1%2C780,[align-center]1%2C070|[align-center]Florida,22%2C376%20homes,[align-center]571,[align-center]1%2C518,[align-center]1%2C365|[align-center]Alabama,16%2C795%20homes,[align-center]510,[align-center]2%2C130,[align-center]878|[align-center]N.C.,15%2C570%20homes,[align-center]370,[align-center]995,[align-center]903|[align-center]Mississippi,14%2C384%20homes,[align-center]335,[align-center]884,[align-center]719|[align-center]California,13%2C840%20homes,[align-center]351,[align-center]867,[align-center]779|[align-center]Kentucky,13%2C086%20homes,[align-center]202,[align-center]666,[align-center]755|[align-center]Michigan,12%2C866%20homes,[align-center]380,[align-center]1%2C261,[align-center]702|[align-center]Tennessee,11%2C026%20homes,[align-center]224,[align-center]224,[align-center]588[/vc_table]

The latest information for March 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)
1331 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 512
Washington, D.C. 20004
Phone: 202/783-4087
Fax: 202/783-4075
Email: MHARRDG@AOL.COM

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