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Latest Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform News

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MHARR Washington Updates

MHARR Memo to Manufactured Home Producers, Retailers, Communities – Initial Comments On Proposed DOE Manufactured Housing “Energy” Standards

Attached, for your information, are initial comments submitted by the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) to the federal Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC) …

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July 2021 HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Keeps Pace With 2020

Washington, D.C., September 8, 2021 – 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

DOE Takes Next Step Toward Drastic and Costly Manufactured Housing Energy Standards

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), on August 26, 2021, formally published its “Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” for manufactured housing energy standards in the …

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MHARR Washington Updates

MHARR Urges Hud and FHFA To Address Zoning and Consumer Financing Under Their New Agreement

Attached, for your information and follow-up, is a copy of a communication from the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) to HUD Secretary Marcia …

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MHARR Washington Updates

DOE Proposes Baseless, Extreme and Discriminatory Energy Standards Targeting Manufactured Homes

Washington, D.C., August 16, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a “prepublication” version of its second round of proposed “energy conservation” …

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“An Unequaled Opportunity About to Go to Waste”

The latest issue of the quarterly publication of HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) – called “Evidence Matters” — has been released to …

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Manufactured Home Industry Production Falls Amidst COVID-19 Closures

Washington, D.C., June 3, 2020 – 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

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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MHARR Washington Updates

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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MHARR Washington Updates

MHARR Comments on HUD Rule making Expand Into Regulatory Relief Issues

Washington, D.C., April 6, 2020 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in comments filed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban …

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Manufactured Home Industry Production Increases in February 2020, Says Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform

Washington, D.C., April 3, 2020 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the …

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MHARR Provides Latest Update on Small Business COVID19 Relief Measures

TO:                 MHARR MANUFACTURERS FROM:           MHARR RE:                 LATEST UPDATE ON SMALL BUSINESS COVID-19 RELIEF MEASURES MHARR was invited to participate in a March 26, 2020 conference …

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