IMHA Newsletter

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The Indiana House approved House Bill 1119 by a 94-0 vote

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The Annual Bob Young, Sr. Golf Outing has been scheduled for June 14, 2017

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The Senate approved Senate Bill 455 by a 47-1 vote

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Last week Ron Breymier, Ken Eckstein, Glen James and Matt Rose took a dozen representatives of the Indiana National Guard and the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs on tours of RV and manufactured housing builders in northern Indiana

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Installer Licensing Courses Scheduled Manufactured Home Installers: ...

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The Indiana House Committee on Roads and Transportation approved House Bill 1119 by a 10-3

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The Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy approved Senate Bill 455 by a 12-0 vote

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Nationally, 7,019 new manufactured homes were shipped in December 2016

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Click here to enter or view information on the following 2017 National Industry Awards

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This year there were over 2,900 attendees representing more than 960 companies, including 1,900 builders, installers, community managers, and retailers representing 750 companies

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Manufactured Housing Tires Exempted from Anti-Dumping Tariffs and Countervailing Duties The United States Department of Commerce has granted the requ...

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Click here to register and make hotel reservations.  Early-bird registration rates are available through March 31, 2017.

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Click here to register, for more information on this event, to make hotel reservations and to view the schedule.

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Nationally, 7,095 new manufactured homes were shipped in November 2016

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On January 4, the board of directors of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation announced the names of those who will be inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame as members of the Class of 2017

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MHI Winter Meeting Early-bird Registration Ends Tomorrow The MHI Winter Meeting will be held on February 12 - 14, 2017 at the Hotel Contessa, Sa...

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IMHA-RVIC is excited to announce a new member benefit

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IMHA-RVIC is excited to announce a new member benefit.  We are implementing a new app, DirectorySpot, for our membership directory.

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All members are invited to attend the 2016 Annual Meeting of the IMHA-RVIC on October 27, 2016

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The IMHA Community Conference is the only state-wide meeting focused on the challenges of manufactured housing communities

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IMHA-RVIC conducted a second tour of two manufactured housing communities and a manufactured housing supplier for some key elected officials

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Course E10216 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Thursday, November 17, 2016 Course D10116 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Course E10216 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

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The Louisville Show brings the latest products, services and technology together for more than 1,500 industry professionals representing in excess of 600 companies

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The fourth NCC Fall Leadership Forum will be held November 1-3 at the Michigan Avenue Westin Hotel in downtown Chicago

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This is a reminder that all employers will have to comply with the changes made to the overtime regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act by December 1, 2016.

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All members are invited to attend the 2016 Annual Meeting of IMHA-RVIC on October 27, 2016

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This is your opportunity to make something happen.  We encourage you to consider self-nomination or consult with your peers and nominate them.

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This is your opportunity to make something happen.  We encourage you to consider self-nomination or consult with your peers and nominate them.

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To be eligible the nominee must be, or have been, an active participant in any segment of the recreation vehicle, campground or manufactured housing industries for a minimum of 25 years

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On Friday, July 29, 2016, President Obama signed H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act, into law

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Thursday, August 25, 2016 Basic Installer Course 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Course E10216 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Course D10116 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

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The 2016 IMHA-RVIC Annual Meeting has been rescheduled for October 27

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The Class of 2016 was inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame on Monday, August 1

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The 25th Annual International Networking Roundtable is taking place September 7-9, 2016 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

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Attempts by Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN) to strip provisions of the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act from H.R. 5485 were defeated last night

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U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, a leading proponent of the MH industry in Congress, spoke to the group

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Congressman Young is from Indiana's 9th Congressional District serving south and southeastern Indiana in Congress

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Register today for this brief webinar, The HUD Manufactured Home Dispute Resolution Program: What You Need to Know

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The 2017 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show is set for January 18-20, 2017

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The 2016 Community Conference has been changed to October 20 at the Wyndham Indianapolis West.

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As members of IMHA-RVIC you are encouraged to attend this meeting
As members of IMHA-RVIC you are encouraged to attend this meeting
As members of IMHA-RVIC you are encouraged to attend this meeting

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Nationally, 6,697 new manufactured homes were shipped in April 2016

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Members and their guests gathered at The Trophy Club in Lebanon, IN on June 15th for the Annual Bob Young, Sr. Memorial Golf Outing

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The 2016 IMHA-RVIC Annual Meeting has been scheduled for October 27 at the Wyndham Indianapolis West

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The RV/MH Heritage Foundation has confirmed an ambitious plan to expand Elkhart’s RV/MH Hall of Fame and the Northern Indiana Events Center complex

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There is an upcoming live webinar titled "HUD Occupancy Requirements of Subsidized Multifamily Housing" today, Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 1 PM ET.

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We want you to come out to the Annual Bob Young, Sr. Memorial Golf Outing to support the IMHA-RVIC PAC Fund on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 and enjoy a day on this championship course.

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The 2016 Community Conference has been scheduled for October 27

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On May 23, 2016, the final details of the Department of Labor's new over time rule was announced

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OSHA has issued a new rule that will require employers to submit injury and illness data electronically instead of on forms

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Register by June 30 to get the low, early bird rate for your first registrant.

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For those looking for more information, there is a brief webinar now available to learn more about your roles and responsibilities as a retailer, manufacturer or installer.

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We want you to come out to the Annual Bob Young, Sr. Memorial Golf Outing to support the IMHA-RVIC PAC Fund on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 and enjoy a day on this championship course.

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Roaring Indy cars, beautiful weather and musical & dance performances by the Indy 500 Gordon Pipers all contributed to a fantastic “Day at the Track”

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Course E10216 8:00 am – 1:00 pm  3 Openings Left

Thursday June 2, 2016 Course D10116 8:00 am – 1:00 pm   9 Openings Left

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As members of IMHA-RVIC you are encouraged to attend this meeting.  Early-bird pricing has been extended until June 3.

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The proposed rule would implement a key portion of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

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The Bob Young, Sr. Memorial Golf Outing to support the IMHA-RVIC PAC Fund has been scheduled for a 9:30 am tee time on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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The event will take place 10 am - 4 pm on Wednesday, May 18th

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Click here to get more details, to register and to find out about sponsorship opportunities

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On April 21, the FHA posted for stakeholder review and feedback, the draft Title I section of its Single Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1

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IMHA-RVIC 2016 Day at the Track is Set and Ready All the RSVPs are in and everyone is excited for IMHA-RVIC’s Day at the Track.  The event...

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May 26, 2016 Basic Installer Course
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Course E10216

Thursday June 2, 2016 Course D10116

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Nationally, 7,056 new manufactured homes were shipped in March 2016

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The RV/MH Hall of Fame's annual Induction Dinner honoring the Class of 2016 will be held on August 1, 2016

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To be held on 25 & 26 May 2016, at the RV/MH Hall of Fame

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It highlights a three year project of the industry's research arm, the SBRA and DOE's Building America Program. 

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HUD Issues Guidance on Manufactured Home Installation Standards for Foundation Systems in Freezing Climates On April 11, Of...

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DLGF Issues MH Housing Tax Memorandum to Treasurers and Assessors On April 11, the Department of Local Government Finance&n...

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Click here to get more details, to register and to find out about sponsorship opportunities

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May in Indiana can only mean two things, the Indianapolis 500 and the IMHA-RVIC Day at the Track!

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Click here to get more details, to register and to find out about sponsorship opportunities

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May in Indiana can only mean two things, the Indianapolis 500 and the IMHA-RVIC Day at the Track!

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IMHA is very appreciative of Senator Donnelly’s leadership on this critically important issue.

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Nationally, 6,161 new manufactured homes were shipped in February 2016

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On Monday April 4, HUD issued new guidance on how the Fair Housing Act Standards apply to the use of criminal records by housing providers

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The Annual Bob Young, Sr. Golf Outing to support the IMHA-RVIC PAC Fund has been scheduled for a 9:30 am tee time on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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IMHA-RVIC’s Day at the Track event will take place 10 am - 4 pm on Wednesday, May 18th at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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IMHA can look at the 2016 Indiana General Assembly as highly successful for its members. A number of items on our legislative to do list were checked off as mission accomplished.

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The Annual Bob Young, Sr. Golf Outing to support the IMHA-RVIC PAC Fund has been scheduled for a 9:30 am tee time on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

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Most of you have a license that will expire December 31, 2016. You will need to have ten hours of continuing education to renew your license.

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The NMHC's actual shipments report indicates that 3,660 new modular homes were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2015

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Donnelly’s letter encourages FHFA to increase the supply and affordability of manufactured housing by requiring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to include chattel loans in a secondary market for manufactured housing.

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Click here to register for the 2016 National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing to be held May 3 - 5, 2016

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Nationally, 5,769 new manufactured homes were shipped in January of 2016
Nationally, 5,769 new manufactured homes were shipped in January of 2016

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MHI has been working to become more familiar with fair housing as it applies to manufactured home communities and retail operations

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The required training for obtaining an Indiana Manufactured Housing Installer License is being offered on Thursday, March 24, 2016

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U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly & Dan Coats expressed cautious optimism regarding the proposed rule from HUD that would more clearly exempt RVs from manufactured housing standards

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This amendment allows vouchers to be used not just for the cost of leasing the land but also for other monthly costs of purchasing a manufactured home loan

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Last week's Louisville Manufactured Housing Show featured 57 modular and manufactured homes along with more than 70 supplier exhibits

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The MHI Legislative Conference & Winter Meeting will be held on February 7-9, 2016

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Click here to register for the 2016 National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing

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Nationally, 5,957 new manufactured homes were shipped in November of 2015

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On December 30, 2015, HUD announced several new appointments to the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee to fill expiring terms

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The 2016 National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing to be held May 3 - 5, 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV

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The credit is available for homes certified through the end of 2015 and all of 2016

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The MHI Legislative Conference & Winter Meeting will be held on February 7-9, 2016

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Following two oversize load crashes that led to partial bridge collapses, the NTSB has issued a Safety Alert

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The legislation has passed the U.S. House and U.S. Senate and has been signed by President Obama

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FHFA today released a proposed rule identifying Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's responsibility under their statutory DTS Underserved Communities

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Last week, after being passed by the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, President Obama signed the so-called "Tax Extender

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Thank you to all that celebrated with us this year in Indianapolis!

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IMHA contacted Indiana members of the Council of State Governments Suggested State Legislation Committee urging them to oppose suggested legislation based on Delaware's mobile home rent control/rent justification law.

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Nationally, 6,824 new manufactured homes were shipped in October 2015

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The NMHC's actual shipments report indicates that 4,016 new modular homes were shipped in the third quarter of 2015

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On November 11, 2015, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro addressed MHI's NCC membership

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Attending MHI's 2016 Legislative Conference & Winter Meeting February 7 - 9, 2016 could be the best business decision that you make this year

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The MHCC will meet in Louisville, Kentucky on January 19 - 21, 2016, in conjunction with the Louisville Show

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Click here to enter or view information on the 2016 National Industry Awards

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Click here to register, make hotel reservations and for more information on the 2016 National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing

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This was a full day of educational seminars focused specifically on the challenges of Indiana manufactured housing communities

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This year’s Annual Meeting was held October 29 at the Wyndham Indianapolis West and drew over 70 people from throughout the state

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MHI September 2015 Economic Report Indiana's September 2015 production of manufactured homes was up 16.8% from September 2014.  Wholesale shipments of manufactured homes to Indiana was up 96...

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NMHC's 2015 2nd Quarter Modular Housing Report The National Modular Housing Council's actual shipments report indicates that 3,509 new modular homes were shipped in the second quarter of 2015, do...

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We are sad to report that Bill Whitten recently passed away 

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New OSHA rules that were to take effect on August 3, 2015 have been delayed until January 8, 2016

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GE has agreed to sell a $32 billion portfolio of GE Capital's global Commercial Distribution Finance, North American Vendor Finance and Corporate Finance platforms to Wells Fargo

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Thursday October 29, 2015 will be a full day for you at IMHA's Community Conference 2015.

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Nationally, 6,330 new manufactured homes were shipped in August 2015

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The early-bird deadline for event registration and hotel reservations has been extended to October 18 for the NCC Fall Leadership Forum.

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Check out the Louisville Manufactured Housing Show preview here.

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Please take a few minutes to complete our survey of manufactured housing communities in Indiana.

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The 2015 MHI Annual Meeting is scheduled for October 4 - 6, 2015 at the Boca Beach Club in Boca Raton, FL

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IMHA is offering the training required to obtain an Indiana Manufactured Home Installer License on Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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The program content will include traditional industry topics such as community operations but also present topics on effective marketing strategies and best practices for implementing into your organization.

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It is scheduled for January 20 - 22, 2016 at the Kentucky Exposition Center

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Thursday October 29, 2015 will be a full day for you at IMHA's Community Conference 2015

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IMHA is offering the training required to obtain an Indiana Manufactured Home Installer License on Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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Nationally, 6,073 new manufactured homes were shipped in July 2015

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The final rule is effective on March 7, 2016

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All members are invited to attend the 2015 Annual Meeting of IMHA-RVIC on October 29, 2015

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Every year we ask our membership to nominate candidates who will serve as members of our Board of Governors.

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It’s time to nominate association members for two of our most prestigious annual awards

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 Please take a few minutes to complete our survey of manufactured housing communities in Indiana.

You can find the survey here.

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The early bird deadline to save $100 is tomorrow, September 4.  Click here for information on this event, to view the schedule and to register.

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The 2016 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show is scheduled for January 20 - 22, 2016 at the Kentucky Exposition Center

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IMHA-RVIC leadership has a created a search committee to identify the organization’s next leader.

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Nationally, 6,055 new manufactured homes were shipped in June 2015

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The 2015 Community Conference has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 29

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Mark Bowersox, Executive Director of IMHA-RVIC, has resigned his position effective September 5

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The 2015 MHI Annual Meeting is scheduled for October 4 - 6, 2015

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The Class of 2015 was inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame on Monday, August 3

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On July 21, The Manufactured Housing Energy Efficiency Act (H.R. 3135) was introduced by Congresswoman Diane Black

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The 45(L) Credit provides a credit of $1,000 to producers of Energy Star-qualified manufactured homes

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Nationally, 5,828 new manufactured homes were shipped in May 2015

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On August 3, 2015, new OSHA rules will apply to construction in confined spaces

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George Allen, a veteran of manufactured housing for more than 40 years, shared the story of his career in the MH Community business

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New appraisal rules from the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have gone into effect

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New appraisal rules from the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will go into effect on July 18

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IMHA staff submitted a report and testified at a JCC hearing earlier this year.

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The NMHC's actual shipments report indicates that 2,763 new modular homes were shipped in the 1st quarter of 2015

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Bud was a member for many years and owned and operated Southwood MH Community

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United States Senator from Indiana Dan Coats has signed on as a cosponsor to S. 682

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New appraisal rules from the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will go into effect on July 18

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MHI held their annual summer meeting in Washington, DC, from June 14-16

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Champion Home Builders, Inc. announced last week the company has named Keith Anderson as its President and Chief Executive Officer

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IMHA is offering the training required to obtain an Indiana Manufactured Home Installer License on Thursday June 18, 2015

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Total production for the year is now at 21,419 homes

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Effective August 1, 2015, the CFPB will institute new rules regarding disclosures under the Truth in Lending Act and RESPA.

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The Senate Banking Committee passed regulatory relief legislation that had been drafted by Committee Chairman Richard Shelby

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Immediate opening for an experienced community manager for large community in southern Indiana with 87% occupancy rate

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Nationally, 5,608 new manufactured homes were shipped in March 2015

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The 2015 MHI Legislative Conference & Summer Meeting is taking place June 14 - 16, 2015

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Immediate opening for an experienced community manager for large community in southern Indiana

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The “Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act” is designed to assist consumers seeking loans to buy manufactured homes by rolling back Dodd-Frank restrictions on sales representatives helping consumers

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The Indiana General Assembly concluded the 2015 session just before midnight last night

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The United States House of Representatives passed HR 650 by a vote of 263-162 on Tuesday afternoon

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The 2015 Indiana legislative session must adjourn by April 29th but there is still much work to be done

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Nationally, 4,780 new manufactured homes were shipped in February 2015

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Beginning April 21, 2015, mobile friendly websites will be ranked higher over traditional web sites

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Members of the manufactured & modular housing industries have gathered in Las Vegas this week for the 2015 MHI National Congress and Expo

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We have learned that long time dealer Tom Raper died Tuesday night

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The House Financial Service Committee passed HR 650 by a 43-15 vote.

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Before we can advocate our position and seek a solution that is beneficial to all parties we need your input.

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The 2015 Congress & Expo will be held on April 14-16, 2015 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas

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On March 10, 2015, U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Joe Manchin (D-WV), & Tom Cotton (R-AR) introduced legislation to alleviate the regulatory burdens that have impeded consumers' ability to purchase manufactured housing

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US Representatives Marlin Stutzman from Indiana’s third congressional district and Susan Brooks from district 5 have signed on as cosponsors to HR 650

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Nationally, 4,942 new manufactured homes were shipped in January 2015

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Mac McClanahan, a veteran of manufactured housing for more than 35 years, shared the story of his career

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IMHA is offering the training required to obtain an Indiana Manufactured Home Installer License on Tuesday, April 10, 2015

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MHC Property & Sales Manager needed for 220 site community in Warsaw, IN

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The early-bird deadline for registration and hotel reservations has been extended until tomorrow, Friday, March 20, 2015.

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Rep. Jackie Walorski from Indiana’s second congressional district has added her name as a cosponsor of HR 650

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A “Job Creation Committee” recently held a review of the Indiana Manufactured Housing Installer Licensing Board

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The NMHC's actual shipments report indicates that 3,573 new modular homes were shipped in the 4th quarter of 2014

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Today is the deadline for proposed legislation to be passed out of its assigned committee.

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Earlier today a “Job Creation Committee” held a review of the Indiana Manufactured Housing Installer Licensing Board

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Nationally, 4,730 new manufactured homes were shipped in December 2014

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On February 4, HUD announced the newly appointed members of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee for 2015

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Last year, industry professionals flooded the Hill with over 12,000 emails to Members of Congress explaining why the manufactured housing industry needs relief from the Dodd Frank Act. In the House o...

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  More than 1,600 community managers, retailers, installers and builders visited the 2 ½ day Louisville Manufactured Housing Show from January 21 - 23. There were also more than 800 ...

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The 2015 Indiana legislative session began in early January and is now in full swing.

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Registration for the 2015 MHI Winter Meeting ends tonight, February 5, at Midnight.

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Click here to enter or view information on the 2015 National Industry Awards

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The 2015 edition of the Indiana state legislature kicked off earlier this week.

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Update: The host hotel for the show is nearly sold out.

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Nationally, 4,950 new manufactured homes were shipped in November 2014

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Early-Bird Deadline for Registration and Hotel Reservations ends tomorrow, Friday, January 9.

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The RV/MH Heritage Foundation board announced the names of the next inductees into the RV/MH Hall of Fame

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Yesterday, the President signed into law the Tax Increase Prevention Action

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At the December 11, 2014 Board Meeting the following 2015 Officers and Board members were elected

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January 21 - 23, 2015, experience the expanded & more spectacular 2015 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show

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The MHCC met last week and completed work on a full agenda of pending items

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Nationally, 6,505 new manufactured homes were shipped in October 2014

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NMHC's actual shipments report indicates that 3,846 new modular homes were shipped in the 3rd quarter of 2014

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Danny D. Ghorbani, President & CEO of MHARR will be retiring effective December 31, 2014

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We are sad to report that Maurine Stiner, 92, of Richmond died November 20, 2014

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George Allen will be teaching the one day Manufactured Housing Manager professional property management training & certification program

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MHI has announced that, effective next month, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Jason Boehlert will be departing

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NFPA has updated its 2011 report on manufactured home fires

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Registration is now open for the 2015 MHI Winter Meeting

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AEP, through its subsidiary Appalachian Power Company, is now offering incentives for energy efficient manufactured homes sited in West Virginia

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Contact your US Bank account executive for more information.

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13
Nationally, 5,874 new manufactured homes were shipped in September 2014

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13
Registration is now open and you can access it here.

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13
Concluding a three month, intensive negotiation process, the Department of Energy (DOE) Appliance Standard Rulemaking Advisory Council Working Group on Manufactured Housing successfully reached a cons...

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In the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) first public study of manufactured housing, they have found that loans serving the industry consumers are more costly and carry fewer consume...

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Financial regulators recently released the final rule defining a Qualified Residential Mortgage

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The 2015 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show January 21 - 23, 2015

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This was a full day of educational seminars focused specifically on the challenges of Indiana manufactured housing communities.

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Registration is now open and you can access it here.

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16
EverGreen RV announced last week that the purchase of all the assets of Skyline Corp.’s rv division has been finalized

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16
Nationally, 5,937 new manufactured homes were shipped in August 2014

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16
HUD's Office of Manufactured Housing Programs Administrator Pamela Beck Danner issued a memorandum regarding the way Park Model RVs are measured

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16
Searer challenged the MH leaders to open their hearts and wallets and join Kevin Clayton to help the Hall retire its debt in 3 to 5 years by pledging $1 million over the next 3 to 5 years.

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We are looking forward to seeing everyone on Monday who has registered for Community Conference 2014.

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02
October 5 - 11 is National Fire Prevention Week

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02
Skyline Corporation has signed a letter of interest with Indiana based RV manufacturer Evergreen Recreational Vehicles, LLC

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18
How do you make a $115 investment into a $1,700 return? By attending Community Conference 2014

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18
Members of US Senator Joe Donnelly’s staff took advantage of the US Senate’s extended summer recess to tour the Hart Housing

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18
October 5 - 11 is National Fire Prevention Week this year

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18
The 2015 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show will be at the Kentucky Exposition Center January 21 - 23, 2015

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Nationally, 5,691 new manufactured homes were shipped in July 2014

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The date had been set.  The venue is booked.The speakers are all confirmed.
All we need is YOU!

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For more information and to register click here, for hotel information click here.

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04
The 2015 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show: January 21 - 23, 2015

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04
The 23rd Annual International Networking Roundtable is taking place September 10-12, 2014

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21
Do want to know why you’ll be there? There are 1,700 reasons.

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21
The August 12, 2014 Federal Register stated that HUD will increase label fees on new manufactured homes from $39 to $100 per label

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21
MHI's 2014 Annual Meeting will be September 14 - 16, 2014

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21
The NMHC's actual shipments report indicates that 3,543 new modular homes were shipped in the second quarter of 2014

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21
The early-bird deadline for conference registration is September 26. Click here

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13
We are sending this out to you today because your help is needed

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07
The report Manufactured Housing: Efforts Needed to Enhance Program Effectiveness and Ensure Funding Stability makes a number of recommendations

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07
Nationally, 5,625 new manufactured homes were shipped in June 2014

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07
Look for details and registration information next week.

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07
Register by the August 15th early-bird deadline and save $100 on the registration fee

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07
The CFPB has proposed several changes to Regulation C, which implements the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

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23
This year's IMHA Community Conference is scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014

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23
Staff members for northern Indiana Congresswoman Jackie Walorski toured the Fairmont Homes facility in Nappanee earlier this month

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23
Wednesday morning's NBC’s Today Show ran a 3 minute segment titled, “Homes vs. Hurricane Winds: How Much Can They Withstand?”

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23
Nationally, 5,738 new manufactured homes were shipped in May 2014

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This year's Community Conference 2014 is scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014

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10
MHI's 2014 Annual Meeting will be September 14-16, 2014 at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ

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26
This year's Community Conference 2014 is scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014

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26
Indiana’s April 2014 production and wholesale shipments of manufactured homes were down from April 2013

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26
Earlier this week the Indiana Manufactured Housing Installer Licensing Board approved two new continuing education classes for the 2014 through 2018 license period

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26
On June 26th the MHCC is scheduled to convene for the first time in a year and a half

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12
MHI held their Summer Meeting earlier this week at the Alexander Hotel in downtown Indianapolis

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12
The National Modular Housing Council's actual shipments report indicates that 2,874 new modular homes were shipped in the first quarter of 2014

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12
IMHA is offering the training required to obtain an Indiana Manufactured Home Installer License on Thursday, June 26, 2014

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29
MHI's 2014 Summer Meeting will be held June 8 - 10 at the Alexander hotel in Indianapolis

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29
IMHA is offering the training required to obtain an Indiana Manufactured Home Installer License on Thursday, June 26, 2014

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29
On May 22, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee passed the bipartisan Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act (H.R. 1779)

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29
The Indiana Fire Prevention & Building Safety Commission will soon have openings as some individual terms are expiring

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29
Senate Banking Committee recently approved legislation that would eliminate Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac & overhaul the nation's secondary housing finance market

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15
Click here to register and take advantage of early bird rates before May 16th

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15
On May 2nd HUD published a notice in the Federal Register to increase the label fee under the Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards program

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15
Nationally, 4,908 new manufactured homes were shipped in March 2014

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01
DLGF has issued a new memo intended to clarify certain tax assessment situations for mobile & manufactured homes

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01
On April 30, 2014 you should have received the 2014 Indiana General Assembly Recap for IMHA Members in your email

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01
Registration is now open for MHI's 2014 Summer Meeting being held June 8 - 10 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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01
MHI’s Government Relations staff developed new advocacy website to make contacting Congress about issues facing the MH industry easy

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17
IMHA would like to thank Congressman Todd Young (R-9) for signing on as a co-sponsor to HR 1779

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17
Nationally, 4,359 new manufactured homes were shipped in February 2014

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17
Registration is now open for MHI's 2014 Summer Meeting being held June 8 - 10 in Indianapolis, Indiana

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03
IMHA’s Board of Governors has recently approved the creation and distribution of a document designed to help MH communities and retailers understand and implement the regulations.

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03
Early-bird registration ends tomorrow, April 4th, 2014.

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03
The MH Community search is now live on CommunityLivingIndiana.com

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03
IMHA may offer the Installer Licensing class if there is enough interest

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20
The bill would wind down Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac & replace them with a new Federal Mortgage Insurance Company

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20
New rules that went into effect on January 1 implement the Dodd-Frank Act. IMHA’s Board of Governors has recently approved the creation and distribution of a document designed to help MH communities and retailers understand and implement the regulations.

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20
Nationally, 4,309 new manufactured homes were shipped in January 2014.

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20

Consumers can now search for a MH Community based on a set list of criteria.  Can they find you?

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06
According to MHI sources, Ms. Pamela Beck Danner had been chosen for the job of Administrator for the Office of Manufactured Housing at HUD

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06
The 2014 session of the Indiana General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn next Friday, March 14th

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06

Consumers can now search for a MH Community on CommunityLivingIndiana.com based on a set list of criteria.  Can they find you?

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06
The NMHC’s shipments report indicates that 3,406 new modular homes were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2013

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06
The National Congress & Expo for Manufactured & Modular Housing will be held on April 29 – May 1, 2014

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06
MHI held its 2014 Legislative Conference and Winter Meeting February 9-11 in Arlington, Virginia

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20
US Senator Dan Coats has signed on as co-sponsor to S 1828, the “Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing” bill

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20
Nationally, 4,005 new manufactured homes were shipped in December 2013

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20
HUD secretary has called for a housing trust fund that can support up to $5 billion in affordable housing production a year

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06
The 2014 session of the Indiana General Assembly is in recess until Monday marking the halfway point of the session

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06
The 2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show wrapped up on January 24th

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06
All members are invited to come out to the February Capital City MH Chapter meeting

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23
Indiana shipments for the year as of November are up 37.1% for 2013 over the same time in 2012

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23
Click here to register for MHI’s 2014 Legislative Conference and Winter Meeting

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23
The board of directors of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation has announced the names of those who will be inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame Class of 2014.

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23
The board of directors of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation has announced the names of those who will be inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame Class of 2014.

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23
In Mid-December the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released their FY 2013 Financial report

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09
The 2014 Indiana General Assembly opened on Tuesday after a one day weather delay

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09
Click here to register for MHI’s 2014 Legislative Conference and Winter Meeting

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09
Rep. Melvin Watt (D-NC) was sworn-in on January 6, 2014 as Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency

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09
The National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing will be held on April 29 – May 1, 2014

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09
The filing deadline is extended until 30 days after deployment of the LEAP recertification functionality

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09
Click here to enter or view information on the MHI 2014 Land-Lease Community and Retail Sales Center of the Year and Manufactured and Modular Home Design Awards

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12
We want to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and let you know that this will be the last IMHA Newsletter for 2013.

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12
The 2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show, scheduled for January 22-24, 2014

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12
Visitors to the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum now have a new manufactured home exhibit to tour

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12
Start off your 2014 market right and take a few minutes today to update your member profile

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12
Indiana’s October 2013 wholesale shipments of manufactured homes were up 21.3% from October 2012

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12
The National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing will be held on April 29–May 1, 2014

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12
The NMHC’s actual shipments report indicates 3,840 new modular homes shipped in the 3rd quarter of 2013

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21
A bipartisan contingent of Senators, including Joe Donnell, urged CFPB to provide MH lenders with relief from the Dodd-Frank Act HCM triggers.

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21
Nationally, 5,433 new manufactured homes were shipped in September 2013.

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21
A letter dated November 5, 2013 to Director Cordray signed by 118 House members urges the CFPB to delay the effective dates of its ability-to-repay/qualified mortgage rule and other mortgage rules fro...

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21
21
The National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing will be held on April 29 – May 1, 2014

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21
The 2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show is scheduled for January 22-24, 2014 at the Kentucky Exposition Center

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07
We still need YOUR finished profile to get the community search up and running!

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07
Chapter meetings are a great way to network or share concerns with industry peers & association leadership

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07
The first NCC Fall Leadership Forum meeting saw around 200 attendees

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07
Get information on MHI’s 2014 Land-Lease Community and Retail Sales Center of the Year & Manufactured and Modular Home Design Awards

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07
There is no better time to get registered because attendee registration is now open.

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06
On October 8th the Manufactured Housing Institute notified its members that the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a “Stop Work Order” to the Institute of Building...

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06
90% of buyers used the internet to find their next residence

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06
Indiana’s August 2013 wholesale shipments of manufactured homes were up 41.1% from August 2012

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06
View information on MHI’s 2014 Land-Lease Community and Retail Sales Center of the Year and Manufactured and Modular Home Design Awards

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06
You can print the nomination off here. Please have your nominations in by November 1, 2013.

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06
The Hall welcomes nominations from all RV and manufactured housing sectors

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06
The 2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show is scheduled for January 22-24, 2014 at the Kentucky Exposition Center

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17
According to MHI, the Institute of Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) has received a stop work order from HUD. This restricts IBTS from being able to fill any orders for HUD certification labels u...

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17
IMHA would like to thank Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-8) for signing on as a co-sponsor to HR 1779

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17
IMHA Executive Director Mark Bowersox attended the MHI annual meeting, here is his recap.

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17
90% of buyers used the Internet to find their next residence, are you in front of them online?

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17
All members are invited to the October Capital City MH Chapter meeting on October 23, 2013

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17
The 2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show: January 22-24, 2014 at the Kentucky Exposition Center

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26
HR 1779, the “Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act”, needs your help!

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26
The Reduction in Lead in Drinking Water Act will become effective January 4, 2014

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26
MH Communities: please complete the Community Update Form to list the amenities of your property

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26
The 2013 NCC Fall Leadership Forum is taking place October 16-18 at The W Chicago City Center Hotel.

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26
The 2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show is scheduled for January 22-24, 2014 at the Kentucky Exposition Center

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12
IMHA Executive Director Mark Bowersox recently presented at the annual Indiana County Assessors Association conference

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12
Indiana shipments for the year so far are up 27.7% for 2013 over the same time in 2012

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12
12
The RV/MH Hall of Fame Selection Committee issues a call for nominations for the Class of 2014

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12
The 2013 NCC Fall Leadership Forum is taking place October 16-18

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12
The 2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show update

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12
The 2013 MHI Annual Meeting's registration is open.

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29
Contact your elected Rep. today about the harmful impact new financial regulations will have when they go into effect

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29
The 2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show is really taking shape

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29
HUD issued a $25 million, five year contract to the Institute for Building Technology and Science

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15
Please complete the Community Update Form to have your community correctly listed on the new site

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15
IMHA is offering the next Basic Installer Class on Thursday September 12, 2013in Indianapolis

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15
Indiana’s June 2013 wholesale shipments of manufactured homes were down 40.7% from June 2012

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15
At recent RV/MH Hall of Fame board meeting, seven new members were elected to the board of directors

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01
Your Help Still Needed for HR 1779

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01
CommunityLivingIndiana.com is still on track to go live in mid-August

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01
New multi-section manufactured home to be displayed at the Museum over the next 12 months

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18
Registration is now open for the 2013 MHI Annual Meeting

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18
The 2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show is scheduled for January 22-24, 2014 at the Kentucky Exposition Center

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18
Congresswoman Walorski has joined Congressman Stutzman as Hoosier Reps that are co-sponsors of HR 1779

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18
Indiana’s May 2013 wholesale shipments of manufactured homes were up 37.5%

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18
IMHA is currently creating a new consumer web site for MH Communities and Retailers

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03
Nearly 30 US Representatives, including IN Congressman Marlin Stutzman, have agreed to co-sponsor HR 1779

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03
2014 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show is scheduled for January 22-24, 2014

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25
2013 Indiana General Assembly Recap for IMHA

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20
Indiana Congressman Marlin Stutzman has officially signed on as a co-sponsor to HR 1779

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20
On May 22nd leaders from MHI & MHARR met with Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly in Washington, DC

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20
Indiana’s April 2013 shipments were up 65.5% from April 2012

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06
We are pleased to announce the date and location for the 2013 IMHA Power Symposium

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06
This week IMHA Board Member Wally Comer & Mark Bowersox were in Washington, DC for meetings with Indiana’s federal lawmakers

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28
Indiana’s March 2013 shipments were down 15.5% from March 2012

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28
On April 29, HUD issued a RFP for a new monitoring contract for the Manufactured Housing Program

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09
“Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act” to protect the availability of financing for affordable manufactured housing

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09
On Saturday April 27, the 2013 Indiana General Assembly concluded its session around 1:30 am

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09
This year’s 2013 National Congress & Expo saw 830 attendees

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29
More than 1,200 bills introduced during this legislative session and we’ve been monitoring them

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29
Government Accountability Office now turning its attention to comprehensive review of HUD Manufactured Housing Program

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29
The HUD Manufactured Housing Standards program has $7.5 million proposed in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget

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29
FDIC holding three free teleconferences on mortgage rules recently released by the CFPB

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29
20+ states set to implement new National SAFE MLO Test Component with uniform state content

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29
CFPB published its Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Rule

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12
Indiana saw 145 manufactured homes shipped in February 2013, an increase of 74 homes

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12
Senate Banking Committee approved the nomination of Richard Cordray to serve as Director of the CFPB

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12
The House Financial Services Committee & the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Development both held hearings on the future of housing finance & options for reform

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12
On February 15, FEMA hosted an Industry Day to get input from the manufactured housing industry

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12
MHARR Board of Directors voted unanimously to retain the Association’s current officers

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14
Indiana saw 111 manufactured homes shipped in January 2013

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14
Nathan Smith has assumed the Chairman’s role for MHI

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14
The Congress & Expo taking place at Paris Hotel in Las Vegas April 16-18

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14
Gay Westbrook Joins MHI as VP of Political and Public Affairs

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28
Please take a moment to look over your information and if you see anything that needs updated...

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28
Nationally, 3,513 new manufactured homes were shipped in December 2012. That is down ...

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28
Here is Mark Bowersox's summary of the MHI annual Winter Meeting and Legislative Conference:

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22
If your license expired at the end of 2012 & you did not complete 10 hours of continuing education ...

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19
Cindy DiAnn Young, 55, of Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2013.

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14
The MHI National Industry Awards are presented each year at the National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing

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14
Attendees to MHI’s 2013 Legislative Conference and Winter Meeting will hear from Washington leaders..

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21
MHI’s 2013 Legislative Conference and Winter Meeting is scheduled for February 24-26, 2013 at the Sheraton Crystal City in Arlington, VA/Washington, D.C.

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21
Nationally, 4,354 new manufactured homes were shipped in November 2012. That is down 17.9 percent from November 2011.

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21
The 2013 Indiana General Assembly has begun its work for the year.

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21
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released their Qualified Mortgage Rule.

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21
Be sure to stop by the IMHA booth and say hi and direct any non-members our way.

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21
The New Energy Efficient Home Credit that expired at the end of 2011 and has been extended to Dec. 31, 2013.

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16
The Louisville Manufactured Housing Show opens to Attendees on January 23 and runs through January 25, 2013.

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16
In the month of October 2012, 5,144 new manufactured homes were shipped, down 5.4% from October 2011.

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13
Effective January 2013, the authority for Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) reporting will transfer from the Federal Trade Commission to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). CFPB recentl...

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13
For a second time HUD has delayed the compliance date for the American Wood Council’s Addendum to the 2001 edition of the National Design Specifications for Wood Construction. In addition to the...

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13
Just announced: MHI’s National Communities Council will be participating in the inaugural “Introduction to MH Opportunities” day long seminar on Tuesday, January 22nd prior to the sh...

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