Honors and Elections: MHI Awards Michigan Members, IMHA Re-Elects Chairman

The Manufactured Housing Institute hands out awards to Michigan members; Illinois Manufactured Housing Association elects their next Chairman.

Awards handed out recently by the Michigan Manufactured Housing Association translates into a noteworthy “win” for residents of the Wolverine State. Also, for the second consecutive year in a row, Kevin Shaughnessy of Four Relief Properties was elected to be the Chairman of the Illinois Manufactured Housing Association (IMHA).

It’s Monday, June 5, 2017 – So it must be time to exercise a little due diligence and examine last week’s prefabricated housing headlines.

Michigan Manufactured Housing Association Winners

Michigan's Milestone Pond Manufactured Housing Community

The manufactured housing community of Millstone Pond, located on the southeast side of Michigan, in Lenox Township, is owned and operated by Landquest Properties and was awarded the ‘Land-Lease Community of the Year‘ – for the entire Midwest. Representing the second time this particular manufactured home community has taken home top honors, Millstone Pond has won a coveted MHI community of the year award – with the first win occurred back in 2005.

Per the Markets Insider, “Millstone Pond is a great representation of a well-designed and thoughtful manufactured home community and we are happy they were recognized by their peers with such a prestigious award,” said Darren Ing, director of the Michigan Manufactured Housing Association.

Milestone Pond was but one of many Michigan Manufactured Housing Association members who took home awards from the conference. While they were the local heroes, other winners included: Adventure Homes, Champion Home Builders, Clayton Homes, Commodore Homes, Sun Communities and 21st Mortgage.

Educating potential homebuyers, the Michigan Manufactured Home Association is dedicated to informing the public about the many benefits of manufactured and modular home living. One homeowner at a time, MMHA has built a network for connecting people interested in locating a prefabricated housing community or purchasing a new manufactured home. For more information, visit www.michhome.org.

Illinois Manufactured Housing Association

Chairman Of Illinois Manufactured Housing Association Elected

Kevin Shaughnessy has been re-elected as the chairman of the Illinois manufactured housing Association for the second year in a row. Announced by Four Leaf Properties, the rapidly expanding manufactured home community, located in the Midwest and Texas, publicized the re-election of their Managing Partner, Kevin Shaughnessy as the head of the Illinois Manufactured Housing Association. “Originally joining the board in 2013, Mr. Shaughnessy was named Treasurer and continues to hold that position, as well as the Chairmanship.”

“Given the housing challenges in Illinois and around the country today, the IMHA mission is more critical than ever,” said Shaughnessy. Manufactured housing fills the massive affordable housing gap for families, retirees, and millennials. The IMHA aims to make this segment of the housing industry more understandable to consumers, government and industry stakeholders.” Continued Shaughnessy, “I am honored to serve as Chairman and expect to continue the great progress being made on all fronts to grow and communicate the value proposition of beautiful, high-quality, energy-efficient manufactured homes.”

A growing organization, the IMHA has tripled membership over the last 5 years, expanded member benefits and built relationships with Illinois legislators.

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