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Affordable Housing Focus Group – Comparing Housing Options – Conventional Houses, Condo, Rentals, and Manufactured Homes – Up for Growth, National Association of Realtor, Studies

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The Up for Growth National Coalition just published a new report that says the affordable housing crisis is more serious than many realize, and is growing. While their estimates differ, they come to a similar conclusion as the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Lawrence Yun did. Yun says there is an 8.3 million housing unit shortage. The new Up for …

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The Ultimate Manufactured Home Industry Fact$, Data, and Insights – Bullets plus at-a-Glance Infographic

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Today we’ll keep it shorter than normal, because we want you to be able to focus on the infographic and data provided below.   We could sum this up like this.  There is a lot of misinformation about modern manufactured homes, starting with terminology.  From there, one can move on to issues of quality, durability, appreciation, and more.   The …

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson and Senator Thom Tillis Discuss Affordable Housing and Manufactured Homes, Video

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Readers should deliberately allow the words spoken by Senator Thom Tillis and HUD Secretary Ben Carson, MD, about manufactured homes, and pre-HUD Code mobile homes to speak for themselves in the video that follows.     MHLivingNews is pairing the Secretary Carson and Senator Tillis video with a separate but related affordable housing focus group video, shown below.     …

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Affordable Housing, and Today’s Manufactured Homes, Yesteryear’s Mobile Homes

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Affordable housing is an issue from coast-to-coast, border to border – and in islands like the state of Hawaii too.  There are efforts under way to bring more modern manufactured homes to Hawaii, because their affordable housing crisis is so acute.   But as often happens, improper terminology and inaccurate information has crept into their discussion.  That matters in all …

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Affordable Housing Focus Group

There are several ways to learn about various types of affordable housing options.   Affordable housing is huge and growing topic in the U.S., Canada, and in nations around the world.  So MHLN decided to hold an affordable housing focus group. The focus group in this video are made up primarily of retirees. While all age groups are facing this challenge, as …

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Movie Mogul Rupert Wyatt and Screenwriter Erica Beeney’s Magnificent Manufactured Home

He’s worth millions. He’s directed hit, and critically acclaimed movies, like “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” Rupert Wyatt is doing season two for The Exorcist, which runs on Fox is based upon the 1973 film of the same name, based upon William Peter Blatty’s chilling book about demonic possession, also dubbed  The Exorcist. Erica Beeney is known for The Battle …

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Deadline Looms! Federal Request for Comments on Manufactured Housing Program, and You

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There are over 8 million affordable housing units needed in America today. Third-party research reveals that the most affordable kind of quality, safe, durable, and economical homes in America today are manufactured homes.   The vast majority of Millennials want to own, but don’t want to sacrifice quality and green features. Baby boomers and retirees tend to want a single …

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How Can You Avoid the “Hidden Costs” of Buying A House? Just the Facts!

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  As you watch the first video from CNBC, it just begins to skim the surface of the “hidden costs” of buying an existing house.  A ‘site built,’ conventional house.   Want to save money now – when you buy – and later too? For those who open their mind and explore the manufactured home alternative, they discover what the …

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Weather Expert’s Surprising, Bombshell Statement on Tornado Deaths and Affordable Manufactured Homes

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Prologue An eye-opening statement from a National Weather Service (NWS) expert reveals that tornado related risk of death for residents of mobile or manufactured homes are being improperly warned, and reported. Before diving into that exclusive, written statement from NWS, it is instructive to look at the safety, durability, and quality issue about factory-built homes in a broader way. Why? …

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U.S. Association, Plus Canadian-Owned U.S. based MH Lender Release Video, Facts on Modern Manufactured Homes and MH Homebuyers

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The manufactured housing industry is undergoing significant changes in both the United States and in Canada.     As we reported some weeks ago via our interview with award winning retailer, Alan Amy, billionaires and billion-dollar operations are literally buying into the manufactured home industry. Why? As Mr. Amy told MHLivingNews, ‘because it’s the housing of the future.’ Time Travelers, …

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Mike Harrison, on New Single Family, Developments/Communities Using Quality, Affordable, Attractive Modern Manufactured Homes

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The truth is hiding in plain sight in tens of thousands of locations from border-to-border, and from coast-to-coast. The Inside MH Road Show sat down with Mike Harrison, whose award-winning Lifeway Homes business is located in the nation’s heartland, in growing Tulsa, OK. Harrison and his team serve several states, but do most of their single-family home projects for customers …

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Giving Credit Where It’s Due, State Associations, and Manufactured Home Living

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Mark Dillard is an award winner for communications.  It’s an honor given to him by his peers among manufactured home state associations in the manufactured housing industry. The Executive Director Dillard-led Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina (MHISC) created the infographic being shown further below on the topic of windstorms. For those who care about the American dream of home …

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It’s a Wonderful Life, #Christmas #WonderfulLife #DisneySprings, #DisneyChristmasCelebration #Videos #Photos

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People are people. Rich, or poor. Small or tall.  Every able bodied person pretty much put our pants on the same way as others do. Christmas and the holidays are “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” as Andy Williams sang, decades ago in this video snippet from a performance. It’s true. “It’s a Wonderful Life,” as this free full-length …

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Uncommon Sense, Stating the Obvious, Affordable Housing Crisis, and Manufactured Homes

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As we approach Christmas and the start of a new year, let’s do something that’s both old and new.  Let’s dust off some common sense.  Or as some may quip – tongue-in-cheek – as uncommon sense.  Manufactured homes aren’t weaker than standard conventional housing, they are as strong or stronger.  Who says? Two videos with award wining professionals prove that …

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Time Travelers, and the Future of American Homes

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Every single one of us is a time traveler. We go through space and time, one moment at a time. Then minutes, days, weeks, months, and years at a time. We can learn from others, past and present, about their experiences in time. How do we make the most of our lives? It’s simple, actually. The less time and money …

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