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  • Texas Manufactured Homes Stand Up to Harvey

    On August 24, 2017 Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane.  Wind speeds clocked at 130 mph were recorded in Rockport.  The storm dropped more than 60 … more

  • Dec 15th Deadline to Save on MH Inventory Taxes

    As part of the effort this past session by TMHA to pass the omnibus manufactured reform bill, H.B. 2019, there is now enhanced clarification for the proper tax treatment of manufactured homes in a … more

  • October 2017 Shipment Report

    Following a slight decline in the preceding month, October shipments surged on a 55.3% increase in single-section homes. Texas manufacturers shipped 1,000 homes across the state, besting the … more

  • August 2017 Reports and September Preliminary Data

    New titles were up 9% for August over July, but were down 4.9% from August of last year. The year-over-year decline is not a huge surprise with Hurricane Harvey hitting on the 25th of the month and … more

  • September 2017 Shipment Report

    Multi-section and single-section shipments moved down a combined -5.3% in September from August. The 1,346 homes shipped however, was 20% higher than September of 2016, so if Harvey had an impact … more

  • HMDA Analysis for Texas 2016

    Each September the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) publishes the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data for the previous year. The following is an analysis of that data … more

  • July 2017 Reports and August Preliminary Data

    New titles slipped in July from both the previous month (-9.5%) and from July of 2016 (-6.9%). The declines for the state were present in both single and multi-section homes. With July’s … more

  • Harvey Recovery Update

    TMHA continues to be busy in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Last week there were multiple House committee hearings in Houston regarding Harvey and the recovery. Next week the Senate will take up … more