Manufactured Housing News

12/12/2017

Affordable housing is in high demand in cities and counties nationwide. Experts say that areas grappling with affordable housing issues may find factory-built homes to be a powerful tool in addressing this need.

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11/14/2017

An excellent industry-based article by Erik Edwards, Nick Bertino, and Tony Petosa at Wells Fargo about interest rates, real estate valuations and the direction of the MHC industry.

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11/13/2017

By George Allen

Providers of single and multifamily residential housing talk about it, some take steps to ameliorate ‘this crisis’; but few set aside personal & corporate preferences to ideate (‘conceptualize’) what it’ll take to actually ‘Solve Our Nation’s Lack of Affordable Housing Crisis!’ What follows here, is a foundation for such discussion, then thoughts as to how factory-...

9/13/2017

In part, due the catastrophic hurricanes in Texas and Florida and Illinois’ own exposure to tornados and other high wind events, the Illinois Manufactured Housing Association (IMHA) offers information about manufactured homes and high wind safety.

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9/1/2017

Clayton, one of the largest home builders in America, is kicking off its biggest marketing campaign to date focused on how its building process can help provide affordable housing to hardworking families.

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8/18/2017

Affordability issues along with a lack of knowledge about home buying are holding millennials back from pursuing homeownership, according to a survey from loanDepot.

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6/21/2017

Appearing in today's Federal Register is a request for public comment on an intended Interpretive Bulletin (IB) for Model Installation Standards Foundation Requirements in Freezing Temperature Areas Under 24 CFR 285.312(b)

Comments are due by August 21st, 2017.

A summary of key findings from the engineering assessment include:

  • “… reviewed FFF designs...

6/7/2017

Coba7®, GFA Management, Inc., PMN Publishing and Spotlight Strategies announce the 26th Annual International Networking Roundtable September 6 - 8, 2017 at the Alexander Hotel in Indianapolis, IN.

The annual Networking Roundtable is 'the place to be' if you own or operate one or more land lease communities in the U.S. & Canada. Hope to see you there! 

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5/23/2017

Four Leaf Properties, a growing manufactured home community owner/operator in the Midwest and Texas, announces the election of Managing Partner, Kevin Shaughnessy, to lead the Illinois Manufactured Housing Association for the second consecutive year.

Originally joining the board in 2013, Mr. Shaughnessy was named Treasurer and continues to hold that position, as well as the Chairmanship...

4/27/2017

Matt Mayberry, a former NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears, is currently one of the most read columnists for Entrepreneur Magazine, an acclaimed keynote speaker and peak performance strategist. He specializes in maximizing the performance of individuals and organizations all over the world.

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