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Becoming familiar with the world of manufactured homes is the first step to becoming a happy homeowner. Here you can find a wealth of information that can help you in the shopping and purchasing process, as well as help with topics such as financing, and everything you need to stay current in the manufactured home industry.

If you’re shopping for your first manufactured or modular home, check out our reviews of the latest floor plan models from top manufacturers all across America. When you find the home you love, take a look at some of our in-depth profiles of manufactured and modular home retailers in your area. And before you take the next step, get educated with helpful tips on how to buy and what to expect from the purchase process. When researching or finding questions about a manufactured home, our resource guide will help you get started. From basic questions to in-depth installation guides, we have everything you need from to get started. Already a manufactured home owner? Then you’ll love our wide variety of articles on latest industry trends, changes in legislation, and first-hand coverage of industry events. We are your source to keep up to date on manufactured home news and industry events.

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Latest Articles

OPINION: HOW MANUFACTURED HOUSING COULD RESHAPE THE POST PANDEMIC HOUSING MARKET IN 2021 AND BEYOND

The manufactured home market has shown consistent, albeit nominal, recovery beginning in 2011 in the aftermath of the Great Financial Crisis. For the following eight consecutive years, HUD Code manufactured homes produced, shipped, and sold an average of nearly 100,000 homes per year, about [...]

MANUFACTURED HOME WAIT TIMES IMPROVE AS SALES SEASON BEGINS AMID INFLATION CONCERNS

The manufactured home market is entering its hot season after a year of high demand and national supply challenges, according to a report by the Victoria Advocate (Texas). As demand for the manufactured home increased and stayed high during the pandemic, the difficulty for builders to supply [...]

NAHB PREDICTS RISE IN MANUFACTURED HOME OFF-SITE CONSTRUCTION DUE TO LABOR SHORTAGE AND DECLINING HOUSING AFFORDABILITY

Preface: This following excerpts from a news release by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) references off-site housing that includes modular homes and factory-built housing. Both are considered manufactured homes, however, the references do not include HUD manufactured homes, [...]

OMHA Undertakes Workforce Development Initiative

When the Oregon Manufactured Housing Association developed its new website (www.OMHA.com), several members saw applications beyond educating the consumer about the benefits of factory-built housing.  These members saw the site as an opportunity to start a workforce development campaign.  In [...]

Top 5 “Quality of Life” Reasons to Become a Manufactured Homeowner

Even before the onslaught of the COVID-19 Pandemic, many American lower and middle-income families were being forced to forego or delay the uniquely American dream of homeownership due to the high cost and dearth of affordable homes ….at least in the traditional sense. However, many of those [...]

MH Advantage – An Affordable Mortgage Option For a New Generation of Manufactured Homes

MH Advantage is an affordable mortgage option for a new generation of manufactured homes with features typical of site-built single-family homes. MH Advantage eligible manufactured homes help provide an option for consumers looking for a home that meets the architectural standards of a [...]

Top 5 Homeowner Savings Obtained From The Manufactured Home Production Process vs. Site-Built

The need for quality, safe affordable housing has never been greater. Today’s modern new manufactured homes can deliver quality and performance with an original cost averaging one-half the cost of a comparably sized custom built home on-site and will be equal, or superior, in every respect, [...]

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Successful Advocacy for Quality Affordable Family Homeownership “In His Own Words”

Definition of “bureaucrat”  – “overly concerned with procedures at the expense of efficiency or common sense”  – Oxford dictionary Since the early days of the Trump Administration, Dr. Ben Carson, as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has been a non-bureaucratic [...]

HUD Code Final Rule Amendments to Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act Finalized and Published

The Final Rule by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) amending the Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 has been finalized and published in the Federal Register. The most significant update to the HUD Code in over a decade. The Final Rule was a [...]