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Manufactured Home Resident-Advocate, Bob Van Cleef, Federal Statement to FHFA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac – ‘Hits the Jackpot’ With Manufactured Home – But Problems With Manufactured Home Financing


Sometimes the quality of remarks are more important than the mere quantity of statements to public officials. Earlier this week, there were no apparent statements to the FHFA on the Duty to Serve (DTS) manufactured housing mandated for mortgage giants Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s proposed plans for 2022-2024 by anyone actually living in a manufactured home. There were also …

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Consumer Ben Womack Sounds Off On Manufactured Home Sales, Service, Manufactured Home Lending – Specifically 21st Mortgage Corporation


Ben and his family have lived in manufactured housing for some years. He recently bought a new manufactured home.  In his view, he has been lied to repeatedly by the sales person as far as delivery dates and other issues were involved. That said, Womack said he and his wife love the floorplan and home that they bought, if it …

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Manufactured Home Buyers, Current Mobile/Manufactured Homeowners – Do You Want Lower Cost Manufactured Housing Loans? Practical Legal Insights – Facts & Analysis


Why is there so little competition in the manufactured home lending market? While there are several interlocking factors, one of the simplest points to make is that the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are not doing the robust lending in the manufactured home market as they are doing for conventional housing. What follows is a step-by-step explanation based …

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Joel Kotkin – Warns Middle, Working Classes, Retirees – How Elite Oligarchs Control Many Democrats, Numbers of Republicans Create Neo-Fascist Ruling Elite Pushing a New Feudalism – Report & Analysis


Anything that has happened before can happen again. So said historian turned politician, Democratic House Majority Whip James Clyburn. Whatever someone’s political beliefs, or lack of them, may be – Clyburn is demonstrably correct on that point. History does not precisely repeat. But once something has occurred in human history, something similar is obviously capable of re-occurring.  Biblically, history was …

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“Happy Birthday America, It’s the 4th of July” – Toby Keith Music Videos – “Double Wide Paradise” – Fixing the American Dream


Some 245 years ago, American independence from England was formally declared. That makes this July 4, 2021 America’s 246 birthday. With that in mind,  CrownLyric and the official Toby Keith YouTube video below was posted on July 1, 2021. They provided these lyrics to “Happy Birthday America” with an apparent subtitle, “It’s the 4th of July.” It will be followed …

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Queen Of My Double Wide Trailer – Sammy Kershaw Official Music Video – Photos, Illustrations, More Mobile and Manufactured Home Stars


You don’t have to be a country music fan to get a laugh or a smile out of this Queen of My Double Wide Trailer music video by Sammy Kershaw. Following the lyrics will be the official music video, from which the stills in the featured image were obtained. After the lyrics and video will be a brief Mobile and …

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Tesla-SpaceX-Boring Companies Ultra Billionaire Elon Musk, Among World’s Richest Men, Trades Mansions for Factory-Built Boxabl Casita PreFab Home


Elon Musk is certainly an unconventional person in several respects. The well-known and periodically controversial co-founder/executive of Tesla, SpaceX, Boring and other high tech companies announced via Twitter last year that he planned to divest himself of several high end homes/mansions. In their place, he has reportedly moved into a Boxabl brand Casita model PreFab. A PreFab – or prefabricated …

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New & Epic UFO Insights – Government Coverup Evidence, Videos – What Light That Sheds on Affordable Housing, Renters, Conventional Homeowners, Mobile Homes, and Manufactured Homes – Lessons by Analogy, Analysis


By the tens of millions, public interest in unidentified flying objects (UFOs) has been steady and strong for decades. The “incident at Roswell,” NM in July 1947 marks the ‘modern’ start to the contemporary question of – ‘are we alone as sentient beings in the universe?’ Whatever someone thinks of former President Bill Clinton, he made an interesting point when …

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Historic Affordable Housing Event – How Trailer Houses, Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes Faired in America’s Affordable Home Efforts – June 15, 1976 to Today – Videos & Reports


The American Dream has to various degrees always included the ideal of home ownership. As conventional housing prices have long been out of reach for millions with more modest earnings and/or a smaller housing budget, the evolution from 1930s-1940s era trailer houses into larger mobile homes occurred during the 1950s into the early 1970s. While many of those post-trailer house …

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Pre-Buffett NIMBY and BANANA Revelations – Not in My Back Yard —Removing Barriers to Affordable Housing – HUD Research Included Manufactured Homes – Tents vs Manufactured Housing?


Prejudice and ignorance are not bliss. Bias against affordable housing and/or manufactured homes are costly to most of society, save a few well-connected elites. In fairness, over a decade before the self-described “atheist” dark lord of Omaha entered the manufactured home industry, Americans were understandably complaining about a lack of affordable housing. Part of the problem was and remains NIMBY …

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June National Homeownership Month, Historic – “2 Million Houses a Year” – NHC Spotlights Walter Reuther Plan Could Lift Conventional Housing, Manufactured Homes, and Build Wealth for Millions of Americans


“The more things change the more they stay the same.” That’s the common translation of what French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr wrote in 1849 – “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose,” per Wikipedia and Quora. Over 66 years ago, in 1954, a well-known leader at the time named Walter Reuther made the call for building 2 million new …

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What is the Walmart Effect, Undocumented Workers, and How That Influences Affordable Housing Seekers and Manufactured Homeowners?


A documentary entitled “Walmart – The High Cost of Low Prices” presaged several of those observations by Kenton in the video posted below. But what does that have to do with affordable housing and manufactured homes? Follow along and, step-by-step, you may see how the dots connect. The stories in the video are gut-wrenching and tug at the heartstrings. Sometimes …

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Nuremberg, Americans, Affordable Housing, Manufactured Homes, and You, Yes YOU


Some decades ago, the first two manufactured home communities that I lived in where quite basic. There were the streets, homesites, utilities, and the manufactured homes themselves. For first-time readers, it may be useful for me to mention that I’ve owned and lived in several of the various types of housing available in America. There were conventional ‘site-built’ houses, apartments, …

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Family Promise, Clayton Homes Fighting Against or for Homelessness? Is ABC WATE 6 “On Your Side” News Peddling Clayton Homes Propaganda Intentionally or Accidentally? Searching for Facts vs Fiction


Facts matter. The true meaning of words matters too. The relationship between cause-and-effect matters. As MHLivingNews and our MHProNews sister site has each previously reported, Peter Buffett, Warren Buffett’s own son, has exposed significant problems with the so-called “philanthro-feudalism” industry. Prior to Peter’s revelations, the award winning documentary Poverty Inc, outlined numbers of problems tied to so-called charity or poverty …

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Sun Communities CEO Gary Shiffman Insight – How Biden Tax Plan Is Looming Threat to Manufactured Home Residents in Numerous Manufactured Home Land-Lease Communities


Facts are not partisan. Facts simply are what they are. Facts may have a partisan policy implication, but that is not the same thing as a fact being partisan. When the Tax Foundation did an analysis on the proposed Biden tax plan that would supposedly pay for his proposed American Families Plan (AFP), the nonprofit said that “most economists agree …

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