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:
|State||Cumulative||Current Month (Feb. 2017)||2017||2016|
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.