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Federal Guidance Adds Manufactured Home Retailers, Transporters, and Installers as Essential Workers as Sought by MHARR

The most recent update to the federal government’s guidance on “essential” workers for purposes of COVID-19 “Stay-at-Home” orders, issued by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on May 19, 2020 now specifically includes “workers … supporting the sale, transportation and installation of manufactured homes” (in addition to manufactured housing construction workers) see, copy …

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President Trump’s Regulatory Order Obliterates Excuses By HUD, FHFA, FANNIE MAE, FREDDIE MAC, GNMA AND DOE

Washington, D.C., May 20, 2020 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) – an industry group representing small businesses in the federally-regulated factory-built housing industry — reports that in his most recent Executive Order (EO) targeting regulatory reform within the federal government, President Trump has directed Executive Branch federal agencies to address and …

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MHARR Presses FHFA for Action to End Fannie’s and Freddie’s Duty to Serve Manufactured Housing Farce

Washington, D.C., May 14, 2020 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) in a May 11, 2020 communication to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director, Mark Calabria copy attached, has called for an end to a decade-plus of stonewalling, stalling and misdirection by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac regarding the implementation of the …

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Letter on Nomination of Ms. Dana Wade to Serve as HUD Assistant Secretary

Dear Chairman Crapo and Ranking Member Brown: I am writing on behalf of the members of the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) to voice our strong support for the nomination and confirmation of Ms. Dana Wade to serve as the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal …

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“A Red-Flag Warning for the Manufactured Home Industry and Consumers”

While Washington, D.C. and many, if not most, state capitals are currently fixated on the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences, other dynamics are afoot in the nation’s capital that will inevitably have a profound long-termimpact on the nation as a whole and on the federally-regulated manufactured housing industry. One such dynamic is the approaching …

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Manufactured Housing Industry Gets Second Chance – Dana Wade Returning to HUD

Washington, D.C., May 6, 2020 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a hearing on May 5, 2020 on the pending nomination of Ms. Dana Wade to become HUD Assistant Secretary for Housing/Federal Housing Commissioner. Ms. Wade was nominated by President Trump …

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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Increases Again in March 2020

Washington, D.C., May 4, 2020 – 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), HUD Code manufactured housing industry year-over-year production grew in March 2020. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,338 homes in …

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MHARR Participates in Conference Briefing by Vice President Mike Pence and HUD Secretary Ben Carson on COVID19 response

MHARR participated in an April 23, 2020 conference and briefing by Vice President Mike Pence and HUD Secretary Ben Carson, among others, for HUD stakeholders regarding the Department’s ongoing response to the national COVID-19 health emergency. The hour-long conference specifically addressed actions and initiatives being undertaken by HUD, in coordination with the White House Coronavirus …

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HUD Guidance, MH Retail “Essential” Status, Park Models, More in Manufactured Housing Washington Update 4.22.2020

HUD Guidance, MH Retail “Essential” Status, Park Models, More in Manufactured Housing Washington Update 4.22.2020

MHARR REITERATES CALL TO RETRACT HUD “GUIDANCE” HUD MISAPPLIES TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS HOUSING DEEMED “ESSENTIAL” DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY MHARR SEEKS FEDERAL “ESSENTIAL” STATUS FOR MH RETAILERS    HUD ISSUES INDUSTRY-WIDE AC LETTER FOR WINDOWS HUD ADVANCES STUDY OF PARK MODEL EXEMPTION  MHARR CALLS FOR RETRACTION OF HUD SUB-REGULATORY “GUIDANCE” MHARR, in March 30, 2020 written …

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Designation Of “Essential” Industry Activity

Re:  Federal COVID-19 Response — Manufactured Housing Dear Secretary Carson and Director Krebs: I am writing as a follow-up to my attached letter of March 24, 2020 to Secretary Carson on behalf of the manufacturer-members of the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) and the thousands of small businesses which constitute the traditional core …

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