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We told you so….

h/t to MHProNews for getting this information out: The Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) informs MHProNews that data regarding lending at 7,000 financial institutions and covering nearly 10 million mortgage applications and six million loan originations reveals manufactured home lenders are not … Continue reading

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Are Federal Regulations Hurting American Home Buyers? (Hint: Yes, They Are.)

According to this insightful article, it does appear that in an effort to enact regulations and “do something,” the federal government has once again created a regulatory scheme that works against the very Americans it is intended to help. Witness … Continue reading

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The Case for Dodd-Frank Reform for Manufactured Housing Consumers

MHI’s Lesli Gooch has written an excellent piece in Roll Call on the need for modest reforms that will benefit manufactured housing consumers. Here is a part of her on-point assessment: While the law’s intent was to protect consumers, it is currently … Continue reading

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The 2016 Election and Affordable Housing

Here is an interesting Washington Times article on the affordable housing issue. From the article: The J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation, a new nonprofit comprising some top names in the housing industry, is aiming to get presidential candidates to commit to solutions … Continue reading

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Great Article on Factory Built Housing

Be sure to check out this excellent article on factory-built housing from the Akron Beacon Journal.

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Are You a Factory-Built Housing Customer? You Should Be!

Every industry must decide who comprises its target market so that it can be clear about who it serves. Doing so saves a great deal of time and effort because consumers can concentrate on who serves them, and producers can … Continue reading

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Mother May I?

So, you have decided that you want to purchase a manufactured or modular home, and you begin to think about how beautiful your new home will look. But, there is one other thing you need to make sure you address … Continue reading

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Housing Continues to Improve, Don’t Mess It Up

There is a story of a cartoon floating around in builder circles that features a builder praying something along the lines of, “Please give me one more recovery, and I pray not to mess it up this time.” Well, that … Continue reading

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Housing Rebound Continues — Let’s Not Mess It Up!

According to this story in the Washington Post, builder confidence is higher than it has been in five years. We continue to see signs, statistical and anecdotal, that things are improving. That means two things: 1. now is not the … Continue reading

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Delaware Moves Step Closer Hurting Affordable Housing

What is the best way to make sure private firms do not invest in a particular industry? Take the profit out of it. That is exactly what some politicians in Delaware are doing by trying to impose rent controls on … Continue reading

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