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MHARR Washington Updates

MHARR History and the FUTURE Of The HUD Code Industry

MAY 20, 2024TO: HUD CODE MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY MEMBERSFROM: MHARRRE: MHARR HISTORY AND THE FUTURE OF THE HUD CODE INDUSTRY The attached materials – a ...
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MHARR Issues & Perspectives

MHARR — Issues and Perspectives “Reality Versus Empty Posturing”

MHARR – ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES By Mark Weiss MAY 2024 “REALITY VERSUS EMPTY POSTURING” Henry David Thoreau, in the classic, “Walden,” lamented that “shams and ...
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Manufactured Housing Production Increases in March 2024

MANUFACTURED HOUSING PRODUCTION INCREASES IN MARCH 2024   Washington, D.C., May 3, 2024 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according ...
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MHARR Washington Updates

Bottlenecks Suppressing Manufactured Housing Industry Continue Unabated

BOTTLENECKS SUPPRESSING MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY CONTINUE UNABATED  Washington, D.C., May 2, 2024 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) in May 1, 2024 communications ...
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MHARR Washington Updates

Department of Energy (DOE) Manufactured Housing Energy Rule Litigation – Report and Update

 DOE ENERGY RULE LITIGATION – REPORT AND UPDATE MHARR was present in Austin, Texas on April 24, 2024 for a U.S. District Court hearing regarding ...
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MHARR Washington Updates

MHARR Publishes White Paper Concerning Pending Manufactured Housing “Chassis” Legislation and Other Matters

MHARR POSITION PAPER AND PLAN OF ACTION ON TWO PENDING LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS REGARDING DELETION OF THE “PERMANENT CHASSIS” REQUIREMENT AND OTHER MATTERS RESEARCHED AND PREPARED ...
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Double-Digit 2023 Manufactured Home Production Slide Continues

Washington, D.C., September 5, 2023 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the U.S. ...
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MHARR Washington Updates

MHI Statement Provides Fannie and Freddie a Pass on DTS Chattel

Ever since Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) CEO, Lesli Gooch stated at a July 18, 2023 Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Duty to Serve (DTS) “Listening ...
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Despite Steep Production Decline, Manufactured Housing Institute Gives Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac a Pass

Washington, D.C., August 3, 2023 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the ...
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MHARR Issues & Perspectives

“The Duty to Serve — A Cruelly-Unfulfilled Promise and Mandate” MHARR – ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES AUGUST 2023 by Mark Weiss

MHARR – ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVESBy Mark WeissAUGUST 2023  “THE DUTY TO SERVE — A CRUELLY-UNFULFILLED PROMISE AND MANDATE” The June 2023 edition of “MHARR – ...
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MHARR Washington Updates

MHARR Targets Fannie and Freddie Chattel Manufactured Home Lending Failure in DTS “Listening Session” Comments

VIA FEDERAL EXPRESSFederal Housing Finance AgencyDuty to Serve MarketsOffice of Housing and Community InvestmentsConstitution Center400 7th Street, S.W.Washington, D.C. 20710Re: July 18, 2023 FHFA Listening ...
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MHARR Washington Updates

MHARR Highlights Key Industry Issues in MEETING with HUD Assistant Secretary

MHARR HIGHLIGHTS KEY INDUSTRY ISSUESIN MEETING WITH HUD ASSISTANT SECRETARY MHARR Washington officials, on June 29, 2023, met with HUD Assistant Secretary and Federal Housing ...
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Alarming Year-Over-Year Manufactured Home Production Declines Continue

Washington, D.C., July 3, 2023 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the ...
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MHARR Washington Updates

“Draft” Legislation Raises Serious Questions – A Must Read Article

TO:   HUD CODE MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY MEMBERSFROM: MHARRRE:   “DRAFT” LEGISLATION RAISES SERIOUS QUESTIONS – A MUST READ ARTICLE Attached for you review and information is ...
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EXCLUSIVE REPORT & ANALYSIS

MHARR Washington Update – Fannie, Freddie And DTS Plus Latest Concerns On MHI Energy Litigation

MHARR WASHINGTON UPDATE The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform is a Washington D.C.-based national trade association representing the views and interests of producers of ...
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SHOCKING NUMBERS — Manufactured Housing Production Decline Steepens as Industry Impediments Multiply

SHOCKING NUMBERS — MH PRODUCTION DECLINE STEEPENS AS INDUSTRY IMPEDIMENTS MULTIPLY Washington, D.C., June 5, 2023 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) ...
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Department of Energy (DOE) Publishes ‘Unacceptable’ Manufactured Housing Energy Rule Extension

DOE PUBLISHES UNACCEPTABLE ENERGY RULE EXTENSION The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a final rule in the May 30, 2023 edition of the ...
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MHARR Washington Updates

Despite DOE Delay Manufactured Housing Energy Standards Remain Unacceptable as Costs Continue to Increase

RE: DESPITE DOE DELAY ENERGY STANDARDS REMAINUNACCEPTABLE AS COSTS CONTINUE TO INCREASE  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a “pre-publication” notice of a ...
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MHARR Issues & Perspectives

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform MHARR – Issues and Perspectives HUD’s Failure on Zoning Equity Hurts Manufactured Housing Industry and Consumers

MHARR – ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES By Mark Weiss JUNE 2023 “HUD’s Failure on Zoning Equity Hurts Manufactured Housing Industry and Consumers” Since the publication of ...
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Continuing Manufactured Home Production Decline Reflects Failure to Address and Correct Deepening Systemic Problems

Washington, D.C., May 3, 2023 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the ...
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