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:

StateCumulativeCurrent Month (Feb. 2017)2017 2016
Texas77,029 homes1,40410,3378,787
Louisiana30,808 homes4613,9703,038
Florida24,835 homes5733,9774,048
Alabama18,564 homes3843,8992,593
N.C17,226 homes3682,6512,260
Mississippi15,921 homes3482,4212,141
California15,401 homes3162,4282,080
Kentucky14,265 homes2481,8451,840
Michigan14,906 homes5113,3012,365
Tennessee12,109 homes2341,7241,540

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