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  • Texas Manufactured Home Shipments Market Analysis


    Manufactured home shipments for October crested the 1,500 homes mark for the first time since October of last year. There was an increase in production days over September and both … more

  • Texas Manufactured Housing Sales Market Analysis


    New home sales for August moved down from July and were down from August of 2018. Single-section sales actually increased over July while multi-sections were down significantly. The month- … more

  • Texas Deployment of MH Advantage / HOMEchoice homes

    One of the first manufactured homes conforming with the requirements of the pilot programs recently launched by the Government Sponsored Entities, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, was placed on a lot near … more

  • New Texas Law on Landlord Late Fees – Effective Sept 1

    The majority of the questions coming in are focused on the new law fee law that goes into effect on September 1, 2019.  SB 1414 changes the law in Chapter 92, Property Code.  Chapter 92 governs all … more

  • From the 86th: 2019 Session Recap

    The 2019 session has now come and gone.  What started out with 7,323 bills filed concluded at the end of the 140 days with just 1,429 bills sent to Gov. Abbott’s desk.  Of those, Gov. Abbott later … more

  • From the 86th: The State’s Big-Ticket Items

    Unlike previous sessions that at times derailed over politically volatile issues, this session remained focus on the job at hand.  And as laid out by the three state leaders – Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. … more

  • From the 86th: Landlord Tenant and MH Community Bills

    From a previous post early on in our From the 86th series, we discussed the increased volume  of landlord tenant related bills filed.  We tracked 50 bills this session that could have some impact on … more