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:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2017)2017 2016
Texas70,534 homes1,4463,8423,451
Louisiana28,618 homes5191,7801,070
Florida22,376 homes5711,5181,365
Alabama16,795 homes5102,130878
N.C.15,570 homes370995903
Mississippi14,384 homes335884719
California13,840 homes351867779
Kentucky13,086 homes202666755
Michigan12,866 homes3801,261702
Tennessee11,026 homes224224588

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