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From the factories where they’re built to the communities they create, manufactured housing is building for tomorrow – helping more people than ever before live their own American Dream.  We’re setting new standards in manufacturing and breaking misconceptions about what affordable housing means.

MHI and Texas Manufactured Housing Association Take Legal Action to Delay Implementation of DOE’s “Energy Conservation Standards for Manufactured Housing”

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Frequently Asked Questions  Answers to commonly asked questions about manufactured housing.

Photos and Videos of Modern Homes and Communities  Manufactured homes are built with quality construction to meet rigorous federal standards for safety, installation and construction. They come with features that homebuyers want like luxury bathrooms, open living areas and state-of-the-art kitchens with energy-efficient appliances.

Tornado and Hurricane Safety  Newer manufactured homes are as safe as site-built homes when properly installed, but always be safe and seek appropriate shelter because a tornado or hurricane’s deadly force does not selectively discriminate between a site-built, a manufactured home or any structure. Read our article on home safety in wicked weather, and watch the video from the Louisiana Manufactured Housing Institute on construction standards and how the homes withstand strong winds, and view the infographic on storm safety. Did you know that mobile homes haven’t been built in over 40 years? What we are talking about here is modern, quality constructed manufactured homes. 

Manufactured Homes vs. Hurricanes. Watch how well these modern manufactured homes weathered the storm. 

Zoning Laws Restrict Manufactured Home Placement  There is an affordable housing crisis in the U.S. and some communities are making a bad situation worse. There is a growing trend of municipalities trying to use zoning and other land use regulations to restrict or eliminate manufactured housing in their jurisdictions. These actions could reduce the supply of critically-needed affordable housing for working families across the country and may be discriminatory under the Fair Housing Act.  Zoning Fact Sheet

Affordable Housing:  Manufactured housing is already a major part of the solution to the nation’s lack of affordable housing. More than 22 million people in the U.S. live in manufactured homes. In many parts of the U.S., these homes are the least expensive kind of housing available without a government subsidy.

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Click the image to watch this video, “Not Your Grandfather’s Trailer,” that describes how today’s homes are not like the older ones.

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