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Manufactured Housing News
February 7 is 206th anniversary of major quake in New Madrid Seismic Zone
SPRINGFIELD – Some of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in North America rocked the mostly rural central U.S. between December 1811 and February 1812, including parts of southern Illinois. The strongest earthquakes in this series were estimated to be around magnitude 8.0, and were felt as far away as...
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.
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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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-...
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.
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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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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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...
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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