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.


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Washington, D.C., April 3, 2024 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), HUD Code manufactured housing industry year-over-year production increased in February 2024. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,355 new homes in February 2024, a 27% increase over the 6,577 new HUD Code homes produced in February 2023. Cumulative production for 2024 now totals 15,830 homes, a 13.6% increase over the 13,528 HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2023.

A further analysis of the official industry statistics shows that the top ten shipment states from January 2023 — with monthly, cumulative, current reporting year (2024) and prior year (2023) shipments per category as indicated — are:



The February 2024 statistics move Tennessee into the 9th spot on cumulative the top-ten shipment state list, while California moves to 10th place.

The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform is a Washington, D.C.- based national trade association representing the views and interests of independent producers of federally-regulated manufactured housing.

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Additional Information with More MHLivingNews Analysis and Commentary in Brief

This increase in production follows some 15 months of decreased production that began in the final quarter of 2022 and continued through 2023. Manufactured housing ought to be soaring instead of snoring. If this pace continued for the balance of 2024 it would result in about 94,980 new manufactured homes being produced. That would be about what the industry produced in the year 2000.



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