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Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform Tightens the Screws on Ginnie Mae’s “10-10” FHA Title 1 Policy

Washington, D.C., September 22, 2022 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) in written comments filed on September 21, 2022, has once again …

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Higher HUD Code Manufactured Housing Production in July 2022

Washington, D.C., September 6, 2022 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the …

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Proposed Rule – Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards – Docket No. FR-6233-P-01; RIN 2502-AJ58

August 22, 2022 VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION Office of General CounselRegulations DivisionU.S. Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentRoom 10276451 7th Street, S.W.Washington, D.C. 20410-0500 Re:  Proposed …

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‘FHFA has Repeatedly Reported Material Misrepresentations to Congress’ ‘Breach of Responsibilities under HERA Relating to DTS’

August 15, 2022 VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION Hon. Sandra ThompsonDirectorFederal Housing Finance AgencyConstitution Center400 7th Street, SWWashington, D.C. 20219 Re: Duty to Serve Listening Session – …

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August 2022 MHARR Issues and Perspectives – “WHY THE DOE ENERGY RULE SHOULD BE DOA”

AUGUST 2022 “WHY THE DOE ENERGY RULE SHOULD BE DOA” On May 31, 2022, the fifteen-year battle over U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) “energy conservation” …

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HUD Issues Manufactured Housing Industry Wide AC Letter

The HUD Office of Manufactured Housing Programs (OMHP) has issued a new industry wide Alternate Construction (AC) letter (see, copy attached). The letter, issued May …

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“FREDDIE MAC UNWITTINGLY PROVES ITS OWN FAILURE” MHARR — ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES — May 2021

By Mark WeissMAY 2021 “FREDDIE MAC UNWITTINGLY PROVES ITS OWN FAILURE” Remember Inspector Renault in the classic film “Casablanca,” who was “shocked, shocked” to find …

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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Increases in March 2021

Washington, D.C., May 3, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the …

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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Declines Again in February 2021

Washington, D.C., April 5, 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 to FHFA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Stop the “Shell Game” with the HUD Code Manufactured Home Industry and American Homebuyers

STATEMENT OF MARK WEISS MARCH 25, 2021 ENTERPRISE HOUSING GOALS LISTENING SESSION My name is Mark Weiss, and I am President and CEO of the …

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“The Ultimate Battle Against Destructive Energy Regulation”

So, what could be worse than destructive, excessively costly federal manufactured housing “energy conservation” standards developed through a distorted and fundamentally tainted process at the …

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MHARR Statement on Marcia Fudge and on HUD Standards Implementation

TO:                 MHARR MANUFACTURERS                         HUD CODE INDUSTRY MANUFACTURERS  FROM:          MARK WEISSRE:                 SUBJECTS AS LISTED BELOW HUD EXTENDS IMPLEMENTATION DATE FOR “THIRD SET” OF STANDARDS As …

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Manufactured Home Industry Production Declines Slightly in January 2021

Washington, D.C., March 3, 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 Calls for Mainstream Manufactured Home Loans to Be Included in Enterprise Housing Goals

Washington, D.C., March 1, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) has filed comments copy attached with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) …

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MHARR Issues & Perspectives

“Zoning Exclusion — To Fight Or Switch?”

For those of us “senior” enough to remember cigarette commercials on television, an iconic brand, with a somewhat unusual advertising approach, was Tareyton cigarettes. Tareyton …

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Manufactured Housing December 2020 Production & Shipment Data, Annual Total 2020 Manufactured Home Statistics

INDUSTRY PRODUCTION INCREASES IN DECEMBER 2020 Washington, D.C., February 3, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official …

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Manufactured Housing Enters the Biden Era

REPORT AND ANALYSIS IN THIS REPORT:                                       …

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President Biden Issues Executive Directive on Housing Discrimination

Attached, for your review and information, is an Executive Memorandum from President Biden to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, issued on January 26, …

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Biden Administration Regulatory Executive Orders

The Biden Administration, as expected, has issued a flurry of executive orders (EOs) and related directives in its first hours, including several pertaining to federal …

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MHARR Seeks to Keep HUD Zoning Study on Track

Washington, D.C., January 19, 2021 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) has filed comments attached with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) …

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