Manufactured Home Article

Taking Manufactured Home Community Resident Advocacy to Next Level, How Mobile Home Park, Land Lease Manufactured Home Community Residents Can Achieve More – Facts and Viewpoints


There are several reasons that Mobile and Manufactured Home Living News (MHLivingNews) published the article linked here and further before before this one. Those reasons will become more apparent to the detail minded who read that article in conjunction with this one. Millions from all walks of life have chosen a mobile or manufactured home (MH) as a primary or …

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Storytellers Wanted! The Mobile and Manufactured Home Storytelling Project – Truth Tellers, Myth Busters, and Behind the Scenes Revelations are Encouraged Here


On Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 4:48 PM an email was sent by Robert “Bob” Van Cleef to Mobile and Manufactured Home Living News ( It said in part the following: “I just discovered your site while looking for responses to John Oliver’s report.  I really like what I see and thank you for your reporting. One suggestion:  Please include …

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Our Journey in Affordable Home Ownership – Challenges and Rewards of Quality, Affordable Manufactured Home Living – Hopes, Horrors, and a ‘Shocking’ Peek into Gonzo Journalism?


At the heart or core of this publication are the true stories about the opportunities and challenges of those who desire or already have affordable housing and who – consciously or not – want a manufactured home of their own. The stories of others checking out or already living in MHVille are to various degrees our story too. We have …

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Seeking Paradise on Earth? Energizing the Faith Community – The Garden of Eden and Biblical Christmas Insights for 2022, 2023 and Beyond


When an author submits a op-ed or “opinion” column to a publisher, they may suggest a headline. The editor of that section of a newspaper has the right to change the headline, but routinely does not change the content.  The submitted headline for the fact-packed op-ed that follows was submitted “Energizing Faith for Millions – Christmas, Eden and ‘Returning to …

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Official U.S. Census Bureau Cost & Size Comparisons of New Manufactured Homes to New Single-Family Site-Built Homes – Facts for Shoppers, Affordable Housing Advocates, Public Officials, Investors & Researchers


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, this most recent data set was last revised on July 12, 2022. As it reflects information from the year 2021, the facts should be accurate. The information displayed in this article will cover the years 2016 to 2021 so that affordable housing shoppers, advocates, researchers, and others will also see the trends in size, …

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Videos by NFIB Reflect Desire by Small Business Owners for Antitrust – or anti-Monopoly – Action and Why it Matters to Manufactured Home Community Residents and New Manufactured Homes Shoppers


MHLivingNews has long backed the notion that consumers are routinely better off doing business with smaller businesses that tend to be more responsive to their needs than large firms that often feel empowered to ignore their clients’ best interests. On 11.30.2022, just days ago, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) released a statement with videos that urged action on …

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Thanksgiving in MHVille, Backstory of Misunderstood But Most Proven U.S. Affordable Housing Solution – From Trailer Houses, to Mobile Homes, to Manufactured Housing – Modern Manufactured Homes Reality Check


It may seem like a modern miracle. It may sound too good to be true. Brand new homes with warranties and consumer protections not found in housing that is far higher priced, yet only about half the cost of conventional construction. But before getting ahead of our true story, a look back for understanding is appropriate. For decades, the secular …

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‘The Pros and Cons of Buying a Manufactured Home’-Unpacking Lifehacker Jeff Somers’ Insights on Mobile/Manufactured Housing’s Affordable Homeownership Potential-Hits, Misses and Expert Analysis


The article by Jeff Somers about the “The Pros and Cons of Buying a Manufactured Home” being fact-checked here on Mobile and Manufactured Home Living News (MHLivingNews) below is found on the Lifehacker website. Lifehacker’s tag line proclaims: “Do everything better” – which is certainly a noble goal. Lifehacker indicates that they are part of a ‘family’ of about a dozen …

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CPO Chase McGee-Clayton Homes Chief People Officer-Scanlan Recruiting says Clayton Culture ‘Legendary’ – Editorial Eyes Ultimate Clayton Homes Resource for Biggest Manufactured Housing Builder


Hunt Scanlon Media said on 11.11.2022 that: “The Christopher Group recently recruited Case McGee as chief people officer [CPO] of Clayton Homes Building Group (CHGB), the largest builder of manufactured housing and modular homes in the U.S. and a Berkshire Hathaway company. “This was one of the more difficult and rewarding searches that we have completed in recent memory,” said …

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‘It’s a Scam’ – USA Today – Renters Mull 2022 Voting ‘Lack Faith in System’ – NAR Data Reveals Black Homebuying Down Under Biden; Affordable Housing Solutions and Manufactured Homes Explored


Left-leaning USA Today on its own site and via outlets like Yahoo or MSN published a report entitled “‘I don’t have any faith in the system’: Soaring housing costs have renters mulling how they’ll vote in the midterms.” Meanwhile, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) – said left-leaning CNN – pointed to housing research. That study essentially revealed that the …

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Chief Economist of Pantheon Macroeconomics, Ian Shepherdson, Sounds Alarms on Growing Conventional Housing Market Problems; Silver Lining Found in Correct Manufactured Home Living Options


The following report that cites sIan Shepherdson, chief economist of Pantheon Macroeconomics, is provided to MHLivingNews by the WND NewsCenter and the Daily Caller News Foundation. It is followed by additional information that is mobile and manufactured home living focused, with related resources, analysis and commentary in brief.   WND MONEY Housing market is about to plunge off a cliff, …

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Controversial Former U.S. Rep & Ex-Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard (HI-D)-What Key Dems Recently Said, Why it Matters to Affordable Housing Seekers and Manufactured Homeowners


“People before politics. Country before party. Peace, prosperity, security and freedom.” So says Tulsi Gabbard’s slogans on her Substack page under the photo shown below. There has been pushback against former Democratic Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard from the left and right before and since her announced departure from the Democratic Party. Some are cheering while others are jeering. Gabbard served …

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Affordable Housing, Conventional Housing, Mobile Home, Manufactured Home, and Modular Housing Conundrum – What U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Research Revealed


“The first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it [the problem] does exist.” Zig Ziglar, per Brainy Quote. When it comes to the affordable housing crisis, over thirteen months ago a seminal report was published on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Policy Development and Research (PD&R) website. Mainstream media largely missed it, yet …

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Attorney General Wm Tong, ‘It’s Criminal and It’s Elder Abuse,’ Sun Communities in Latest Private Equity MHVille Drama Involving Major Manufactured Housing Institute Member – Facts Analysis


Connecticut (CT) Attorney General William Tong vowed on Thursday, 9.28.2022, to fight for residents of a local manufactured home community owned by prominent Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) member Sun Communities. Tong said residents their “are being abused by the property owner,” per Our Community Now (OCN) and the Middletown Press. CT Attorney General: “I will fight” for Beechwood mobile home …

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‘Road to Hell for America’ JP Morgan Chase’s Jaime Dimon – What’s Necessary for Protecting Affordable Housing – What to Know as 2022 Midterm Early Voting Starts


“We finance Americans’ ambitions with loans for homes, autos, and growing a small business, and provide valuable products and services to more than half of American households.” So said JPMorgan Chase’s CEO and Chairman Jamie Dimon in recent testimony to Congress. During a Congressional hearing, Representative Rashida Tlaib (MI-Democrat) asked: “Please answer with a simple yes or no, does your …

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