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  • Texas Manufactured Home Shipments Market Analysis

    June Shipments

    June shipments came in at 1,566 homes which was above last month’s forecast and brings 2021 shipment levels back to series highs as multi-section shipments expanded while single- … more

  • Texas Manufactured Housing Sales Market Analysis

    May Preliminary Data

    New manufactured home sales in May are slightly above where they were running in 2019, and well above 2020 when Texas was just beginning to reopen from the pandemic induced … more

  • From the 87th – Special Session

    Back at it again. 

    After a little more than a month since the conclusion of the 87th Regular Session, the Texas legislature is once again convened in Austin.  For the next 30-days the members of the … more

  • 87th Session Recap

     

    I’m not sure how long the license is to continue to describe the happenings of this past year and a half as crazy, unprecedented, and chaotic, but as this unusual Texas legislative session is now … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Successful Defense

    One of TMHA’s primary missions during every legislative session is to prevent bad bills from becoming bad laws.  While now 20 years ago the scar tissue on our industry still remains from when a … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Disaster/Pandemic

    S.B. 968 - Relating to public health disaster and public health emergency preparedness and response; providing a civil penalty.

    More than 150 bills and resolutions were filed pertaining to the … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Landlord Tenant

    H.B. 531 - Relating to notice requirements for a leased dwelling located in a floodplain. H.B. 531 did pass and creates a new flood notice provision that every landlord in Texas needs to be aware of.  … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Lending

    H.B. 3617 - Relating to certain qualifications and requirements for residential mortgage loan companies, the investment and use of excess residential mortgage loan originator recovery fund fees, and … more

  • 87th Session Recap - Taxes

    H.B. 1195 - Relating to the franchise tax treatment of certain loans and grants made under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.

    This law change impacts the forgiveness of … more