Information to keep our members up to date.
This Week at MHISC
September 25 – 29, 2023
This week, MHISC staff visited local governments in the Upstate, Midlands, and Charleston regions to push for fairer zoning for manufactured homes. Several counties and municipalities have indicated that they are open to changing zoning requirements and MHISC is working with area retailers to nail down specifics.
Additionally, the association sent the October issue of Update magazine to press. The magazine will be available to read on MHISC.com at the beginning of next week and should hit members’ mailboxes around the end of next week.
July 3 – 7, 2023
This week, MHISC worked on collaborating with members and officials in the Orangeburg area to help undo a local ordinance that restricts how homes can be placed in the city.
Additionally, the association worked to recruit local officials to speak for continuing education courses at MHISC’s chapter meetings later this month. Members can register for the meetings [here].
June 26 – 30, 2023
This week, MHISC launched a new Find a Home Gallery on mhisc.com that is designed to forward more traffic to our members’ sales sites. MHISC will be heavily promoting this feature over the next several months. Members can reach out to email@example.com to be featured for free.
Additionally, the association has scheduled three of the six chapter meetings happening later in July. To register for these meetings, click here [link].
June 19 – 23, 2023
This week, MHISC held its annual convention at the Hilton Resort in Myrtle Beach.
Over 200 members came out to tackle important industry issues, celebrate Joanne Polston’s induction into the SC Manufactured Housing Hall of Fame, and meet up with industry friends. Click here to view the full meeting report: [link]
June 12 – 16, 2023
This week, the association coordinated with modular home dealers and the South Carolina Building Codes Council to help identify ways to avoid hangups in the plan approval process for home models that have not already been reviewed for the new code cycle.
Additionally, MHISC finished up preparations for next week’s Myrtle Beach convention. Over 200 members are registered to attend including 8 new member companies.
Click here to view the April 2022 edition of Update Magazine!
The SC Manufactured Housing Board has approved up to two hours of continuing education carry over for all licensees. Any additional courses taken beyond the six hours required to renew June 30 will automatically be credited towards the upcoming 2022-2024 licensing cycle.
Click here to view the February 2022 edition of Update Magazine!
Click here to view the September 2022 edition of Update Magazine!
Click here to view the July 2022 edition of Update Magazine!
The association is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Best in the Industry Awards to be presented at MHISC’s Winter Meeting on December 7th in Charleston. The nomination form will close on August 12. Click here to complete the nomination form.
This Week at MHISC
This week, MHISC worked to disseminate information about storm safety to help combat sensationalized negative press about our industry.
Additionally, the Grand Strand and Lowcountry chapters met for CE and officer elections. Election Results: Grand Strand: Dustin Martin – President, Amber Papst – Vice President; Lowcountry: Lynn Cook – President, Asa Still – Vice President.
This week the South Carolina Build Codes Council’s Modular Committee met to review changes in regulations that affect modular homes. Ideas supported by MHISC include simplifying the process of getting labels and eliminating time restrictions on the selling of display models. MHISC sits on this committee to ensure that the industry is being represented fairly.
Additionally, the association’s Upstate and Charleston chapters met for an hour of CE credit and to hold officer elections. UPSTATE: President Corey Moore, Vice President Richey Massey; CHARLESTON: President Marlene Hansen, Vice President Juleen O’Bryan, Director of Events April Rumble.
This week, MHISC staff worked with our counterparts in other states to investigate the idea of legislation that would open up South Carolina for more opportunities to replace older homes in the state with new manufactured homes.
Additionally, MHISC held the Pee Dee and Midlands chapter meetings. Chapter officer election results: Pee Dee President Happy Jackson, Vice President Jay Phillips; Midlands President Mitch Howard, Vice President Art Newton.