Production Growth Continues in July 2017


Washington, D.C., September 6, 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 grew once again during July 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 5,803 homes in July 2017, an 8.7% increase over the 5,335 HUD Code homes produced during July 2016. Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 52,405 homes, a 15.9% increase over the 45,204 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 July 2017 — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated — are:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2017)2017 2016
Texas75,589 homes9868,8978,897
Louisiana30,347 homes2953,5092,626
Florida24,262 homes3613,4043,532
Alabama18,180 homes2203,5152,263
N.C16,858 homes2612,2831,962
Mississippi15,573 homes2262,0731,799
California15,085 homes2732,1121,764
Michigan14,395 homes3302,7901,997
Kentucky14,017 homes1871,5971,587
Tennessee11,875 homes2031,4901,328

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR)
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Washington, D.C. 20004
Phone: 202/783-4087
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