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HUD Rescinds 2017 “Guidance” On Carport-Ready Homes

MAY 21, 2019 In one of its first substantive regulatory reform actions under Trump Administration Executive Orders (EO) 13771 and 13777, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on May 20, 2019 ( copy attached ), that it is rescinding sub-regulatory “guidance” issued in 2017, requiring Alternate Construction (AC) approval for “carport-ready” …

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New, Revised, and Proposed Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for Manufactured Homes

Ms. Sofie Miller U.S. Department of Energy Room 6A-013 Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20585 Re: Proposed Procedures for New or Revised Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for Consumer Products – EERE-2017-BT-STD-0062; RIN 1904-AD38 Dear Ms. Miller: The following comments are submitted on behalf of the Manufactured …

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MHCC Addresses Multiple Issues, HUD Secretary Carson Praises Manufactured Homes at Meeting

MHCC ADDRESSES MULTIPLE REGULATORY ISSUES MHCC CITES “MAJOR INACCURACIES” IN DOE-NODA SUBPART I TO BE REVIEWED AGAIN MHCC CALLS FOR WITHDRAWAL OF FROST FREE IB MHARR PROPOSAL ON MHCC ROLE ADVANCES PD&R REPORT OFFERS ON-SITE CHANGES HUD SECRETARY PRAISES MH IN ADDRESS TO MHCC  The Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC) held its most recent in-person …

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MHARR Calls on HUD Secretary to End Discriminatory And Exclusionary Zoning of HUD-Regulated Manufactured Homes

Washington, D.C., April 30, 2019 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) in an April 24, 2019 communication to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary, Ben Carson ( copy attached ), has called on the Department to federally preempt local zoning ordinances which discriminatorily exclude manufactured homes regulated by HUD pursuant …

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MHARR Exposes GSES’ Failure On Chattel Financing Before Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Contact: MHARR (202) 783-4087 Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), in a submission (copy attached) to the House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee in conjunction with a September 27, 2018 oversight hearing on regulation of the two “Government Sponsored Enterprises” (GSEs) – Fannie …

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Revival Of DOE Energy Rule May Require Legal Action

TO:  MHARR MANUFACTURER         MHARR STATE AFFILIATES         MHARR TECHNICAL REVIEW GROUP (TRG)  FROM:           MHARR RE:                 REVIVAL OF DOE ENERGY RULE MAY REQUIRE LEGAL ACTION The revival of a previously “inactive” energy rule for manufactured homes by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) may trigger legal action by MHARR on …

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Formaldehyde Rule Implementation Date Change

APRIL 4, 2018   TO: MHARR MANUFACTURERS 2018-06884 EPA formaldehyde court ruling annct.pdf         MHARR STATE AFFILIATES         MHARR TECHNICAL REVIEW GROUP (TRG)  FROM:           MHARR  RE:               Formaldehyde Rule Implementation Date Change Under a recent federal court order, the compliance date for formaldehyde emissions standards, record-keeping and labelling requirements (including requirements applicable …

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Lawsuit Filed DOE Manufactured Housing Energy Standards, MHARR Response Letter

Re: Manufactured Housing Energy Standards Dear Secretary Perry: It has come to our attention that a lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (i.e., Sierra Club v. Perry, 1:17-cv-02700) seeking a judicial order to compel you, in your official capacity as Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE), to issue a …

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Federal Preemption – Fire Sprinklers in Maryland

As promised in MHARR’s memorandum dated August 28, 2017 (“MHEC Installation Conference Call”), MHARR has sent a communication (copy attached) to the Director of Maryland Codes Administration, Mr. Norman Wang, strongly objecting to his assertion, set forth in an August 11, 2017 memorandum to Maryland local building code officials, that the federal preemption provision of …

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