Happy New Year and…start your engines. Next Tuesday, January 13, the 2015 Texas Legislative Session will begin. The 140 days that follow will undoubtedly produce political theater, … more
TMHA’s Executive Director’s Response to the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s White Paper on MH
This is my third attempt at writing this article. I had to trash my two … more
Last Friday, December 12, the Texas Finance Commission met for one of their regular bi-monthly meetings. TMHA’s Executive Director, DJ Pendleton, was in attendance as he is for all the … more
TMHA has received a few calls recently on water and wastewater submetering questions. There have also been recent changes in regulatory jurisdiction for submetereing in MH communities. … more
At the end of last week a tragic house fire occurred in a South Austin manufactured home community. The fire was the result of accidental improper use of candles. While the home damage … more
The only thing turning purple in Texas after last night’s election are the bruised egos of defeated Democrats.
First at the national level. The Republicans now control the US Senate … more
As many in the manufactured housing industry know, the new Dodd Frank Regulations, specifically the Home Owners Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), which for the first time includes purchase money … more
Early voting opens for the November 4 election on Monday, October 20, 2014.
In an effort to try and clear up some confusion due to recent court hearings, Texas’ voter ID … more
Friday October 10, the board of the Manufactured Housing Division of TDHCA approved changes to the administrative rules governing manufactured housing in Texas. The rules are adopted to comply … more
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued Circular 26-14-24: Manufactured Home Appraisal Report (09/05/14). The purpose of the Circular is to provide information to program participants on the … more