Manufactured Home Videos

Associated Press (AP) Helps Document How Incredibly Safe Mobile and Manufactured Home Residents Actually Are From Tornadoes – Surprising Facts Despite Several Tragic Deaths Explored


In a recent op-ed to the left-leaning Washington Post Professor Lee Ohanian and James A. “Jim” Schmitz, a senior economist at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve said the following.  “Analyzing U.S. tornado deaths from 1996 to 2023, the Associated Press [AP] found that 53 percent of people who died at home — 815 people — were in manufactured houses.”  MHI’s website …

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Mobile and Manufactured Home Living News (MHLivingNews) Readers’ Choice Spring 2024 Top 30 – See What Attracts and Interests Others Looking Into Manufactured Housing!


“You cook, clean, eat, live, and love  much the same in a manufactured home as you would living in one of millions of similar-sized site built houses in the U.S.A.” ©  MHLivingNews has used variations on that phrasing for years, adding the raft that according to U.S. Census Bureau data, at this time a new HUD Code manufactured home is about …

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Manufactured Home Headlines Follow Public School Bus Crash Into ‘Mobile Home’ – Revelations and Multiple News Videos, Facts, and Eye-Opening Analysis


When a school bus plowed into what was likely an older manufactured home that was described by mainstream media as a “mobile home,” that kind of accident is a rare event. To illustrate the rarity: “From the years 2007 through 2016, there were 1,147 school-transportation-related crashes. Typically, there are approximately 114 school bus accidents in a year. In 2016, there …

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Edward Hussey-‘To be Clear, Madam Chairwoman, There is Nothing Wrong with the 2000 Law. The Manufactured Housing Improvement Act Doesn’t Need to be Amended. The Issue is Implementation by HUD’


During an affordable housing crisis, the best known, most proven solution to that troubling challenge for millions requires no federal subsidies or new legislation – HUD Code manufactured homes – oddly remains thwarted. Those apparently artificial obstacles exist despite often supportive federal laws. As part of our periodic series of reports with analysis to better understand the issues involved, the …

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Manufactured Home Production Growth Continues in February 2024, per April 2024 Report by Manufactured Housing Association – Official Facts with Expert Analysis


According to data provided by the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), is the following new manufactured home production and shipment data news brief. The information was released on 4.3.2024 and covers production for February 2024, based on statistics collected for the federal government.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    Contact: MHARR (202) 783-4087   PRODUCTION GROWTH CONTINUES IN FEBRUARY …

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What Every Current or Potential Resident of a ‘Predatory’ Mobile Home Park-Manufactured Home Community Operator Should Know-Views of Advocate Tim Sheahan and MHPro L. A. “Tony” Kovach-How to Avoid or Fix Problems

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Perhaps 75 to 80 percent of manufactured home communities are owned by local owners who are often in a good working relationship with their residents. But the other 20 percent or so may fall into a different category, and that segment will be part of the subject of this report with expert analysis. “My name is Tim Sheahan and I …

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Is Manufactured Home Production Keeping Pace with U.S. Population? What California ADU Preemption and Higher Production Signals Manufactured Housing Potential to Solve Affordable Housing Crisis


It may be self-evident so many, but it is important to note that the population of the United States (U.S.) has grown since manufactured housing achieved its last highwater mark in 1998. Beyond population growth, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) have witnessed a boom in California in recent years. Manufactured Home Living News (MHLivingNews) and MHProNews have periodically spotlighted that boom …

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Economist EJ Antoni ‘Understated by Feds Through-the-Roof Housing Inflation Crushing Would-Be Homeowners’–Conventional Housing Unaffordable But Manufactured Homes Still Reasonable for Millions


According to WCNT a year ago, research then showed that 61 percent of Americans could not afford to buy a house in this current market.  Since that report, mortgage interest rates surged to their highest levels since 2002, per Copilot. The average 30-year rate jumped from 3.22% in January to a high of 7.08% at the end of October1. That sets the tone for Part I of …

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Rise and Fall of HUD Code Manufactured Housing 1995-2023 – Story of the U.S. Affordable Housing Crisis Behind the Facts


“When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” – Thomas Sowell “The puzzle is why there’s so little (manufactured housing) being shipped when it’s a much better product than it used to be,” said Laurie Goodman, an Urban Institute fellow.” Millions of Americans …

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Democratic Congressional Staffer Alleged Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) Anti-Consumer, Manufactured Housing Institute Leaders Decline Comment Sam Strommen Antitrust Case Allegations–Analysis


A U.S. House of Representatives Democratic staffer told MHLivingNews/MHProNews that the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) has a reputation on Capitol Hill for being anti-consumer. The context of that staffer’s remarks was connected to manufactured home industry connected financing controversies, some of which will be explored in this report. When Mobile and Manufactured Home Living News (MHLivingNews) offered Manufactured Housing Institute …

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‘May God be With the Families of Deceased as Well as the Injured Installer’ – Tim Williams – Ohio Manufactured Home Association (OMHA) Responds to Tragedy in Hopewell Estates in Fostoria Ohio 


In an emailed statement from Tim Williams, Executive Director of the Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA) which copied their association attorney, Elizabeth Birth, J.D., Williams said the following in a document under OMHA’s letterhead dated 1.12.2024. OMHA extends our sincere condolences to the installers and their families in the unfortunate tragedy at Hopewell Estates in Fostoria on January 8, 2024. …

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Barbara Corcoran Says Housing Prices ‘Going Through the Roof’ – Shark Tank Star Corcoran Loves her ‘Mobile Home’ Renovated with Special Features and Location Barbara Paid $1 Million Dollars to Own


‘It’s my Taj Mahal’ said multi-millionaire Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran, as she shows off her $1 million “MOBILE HOME” in an LA (Los Angeles, CA) area “trailer park.” Corcoran admits she ‘likes it more than her $15 million New York City penthouse.’  While her terminology and that of those reporting on this story is routinely wrong – any such …

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Association Warns ‘Stunning’ Consumers-Business Impacts by DOE Energy Regulatory Stance for HUD Code Manufactured Homes – DOE Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm Remarks – Facts/Analysis


The Department of Energy (DOE) asserts new regulations will save low-to-moderate-income households money. But a Manufactured Housing Association on 12.12.2023 called the pending regulations “Stunning and Unworkable” -asserting that they impacts will cost more than savings claimed by the DOE.   [Note: the following is adapted by ( from a press release]. WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES, December 14, 2023 …

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‘My Husband Says We’ll be ‘Homeless’ If We Keep Renting’ – What MarketWatch Response Apparently Missed in Couple’s Concerns – Desire to Own vs. Rent During Inflation Explored – Facts and Analysis


Let’s be clear. The question that follows reflects what MarketWatch (MW) actually published from a woman who stated that her man is earning considerably more income than the majority of Americans.  Someone making less money than this woman says they claim to earn might think about her inquiry, ‘are you serious?’  Nevertheless, the question itself is interesting. Indeed, as what will …

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“Must See” Movie-Length Documentaries per Artificial Intelligence, the U.S. Affordable Housing Crisis, and the Predicament of the 21st Century Manufactured Housing Industry – Videos, Facts, and Analysis


According to the Productivity School, the number one artificial intelligence (AI) search engine, paid or free, is the one by available from Microsoft’s Bing. According to, a thesis is defined as follows. Thesis definition: “a proposition stated or put forward for consideration, especially one to be discussed and proved or to be maintained against objections.” Per ThoughtCo: “A thesis (THEE-ses)  is the main …

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