WASHINGTON POST – A study from the Urban Institute found that manufactured housing is 35 to 47 percent less expensive per square foot than new or existing site-built homes…
NATIONAL – Multiple articles are published daily about the growing need for affordable housing. Unfortunately, the term ‘affordable housing’ often conjures up images of low-income, government-subsidized housing located in less desirable areas of the community.
NATIONAL – From the outside, the three-story home within sight of the Atlantic Ocean looked like one more large, newly minted home awaiting siding.
NATIONAL – Construction of new housing in the past 20 years fell 5.5 million units short of long-term historical levels, according to a new National Association of Realtors report.
NATIONAL – CraftMaster Homes was acquired this month by South Carolina-based Mungo Homes, part of Berkshire Hathaway’s Clayton Properties Group under the Buffet conglomerate’s Clayton Homes brand.
NATIONAL – Musk revealed in a tweet that he is now living in a humble $50,000 home that he rents from SpaceX on its launch site in Boca Chica, Texas.
NATIONAL – Clayton Homes recognizes and celebrates two important observances in June designed to empower affordable homeownership solutions. Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has recognized June as “Manufactured Housing Month” and U.S. President Joe Biden has proclaimed the month “National Homeownership Month.”
NATIONAL – The pandemic has forced the federal government to be more nimble as it sets up programs and deploys relief money to states and local jurisdictions. That could help lay the groundwork for spending on housing through an infrastructure package.
NATIONAL – Manufactured housing rents and occupancy rates are back to pre-pandemic levels — not necessarily something experts predicted would be the case back in April 2020.
NATIONAL – The industry joins together in congratulating Charley Lott upon his retirement from Fleetwood Homes after 50 years as a manufactured housing executive.