Sustained Manufactured Home Production Growth in August 2017

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Washington, D.C., October 3, 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 August 2017. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,434 homes in August 2017, a 14.5% increase over the 7,363 HUD Code homes produced during August 2016. Cumulative industry production for 2017 now totals 60,839 homes, a 15.7% increase over the 52,567 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 August 2017  — with cumulative, monthly, current year (2017) and prior year (2016) shipments per category as indicated — are:

[vc_table vc_table_theme=”classic”][align-center]State,Cumulative,[align-center]Current%20Month%20(Feb.%202017),[align-center]2017%20%20%20,[align-center]2016|[align-center]Texas,77%2C029%20homes,[align-center]1%2C404,[align-center]10%2C337,[align-center]8%2C787|[align-center]Louisiana,30%2C808%20%20homes,[align-center]461,[align-center]3%2C970,[align-center]3%2C038|[align-center]Florida,24%2C835%20homes,[align-center]573,[align-center]3%2C977,[align-center]4%2C048|[align-center]Alabama,18%2C564%20homes,[align-center]384,[align-center]3%2C899,[align-center]2%2C593|[align-center]N.C,17%2C226%20homes,[align-center]368,[align-center]2%2C651,[align-center]2%2C260|[align-center]Mississippi,15%2C921%20homes,[align-center]348,[align-center]2%2C421,[align-center]2%2C141|[align-center]California,15%2C401%20homes,[align-center]316,[align-center]2%2C428,[align-center]2%2C080|[align-center]Kentucky,14%2C265%20homes,[align-center]248,[align-center]1%2C845,[align-center]1%2C840|[align-center]Michigan,14%2C906%20homes,[align-center]511,[align-center]3%2C301,[align-center]2%2C365|[align-center]Tennessee,12%2C109%20homes,[align-center]234,[align-center]1%2C724,[align-center]1%2C540[/vc_table]

The latest information for August 2017 results in no changes to the cumulative top-ten list.

The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform is a Washington, D.C.-based national trade association representing the views and interests of independent producers of federally-regulated manufactured housing.

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR)
1331 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 512
Washington, D.C. 20004
Phone: 202/783-4087
Fax: 202/783-4075
Email: MHARRDG@AOL.COM

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