Manufactured Housing News In Illinois


Coal Valley, IL -- Trustees on Wednesday heard from Candle Light Community mobile home park owner Walter Blackard, who raised issues with water and sewer fees and abandoned trailers. Click here for entire article


The Justice Department filed a lawsuit today against the owner and those responsible for the management of a 126-space mobile home park in Effingham, Ill., for violating the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by discriminating against African-Americans and families with children.

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I had the opportunity to attend my first Louisville Manufactured Home Show in Louisville KY last week and was pleasantly surprised by the number of manufacturers displaying their latest home models and the many suppliers exhibiting their products and services.

We had a several IMHA members who stopped by our booth to say hello, renew their support for the association or even...


On Tuesday by a 57-41 vote, the Senate confirmed Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) to be the next director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). He becomes the first FHFA Director - which serves as conservator and regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - since August 2009. Edward DeMarco has served in an acting capacity for more than four years. It is expected that Watt will be officially sworn in...