• Texas Manufactured Housing Sales in April 2019


    Titles for new homes sold in April were pulled down from March by a decline in single-section home sales. Multi-section home sales were higher than the previous month and came in above … more

  • Texas Manufactured Home Shipments in May 2019


    Manufactured home shipments expanded in May over the previous month with single-section homes moving up 15.8% over April. At 704 homes shipped, the growth in single-section home shipments … more

  • Texas Manufactured Housing Sales in March 2019


    Titles for new homes sales in March moved up 30.6% over February, and came in 8% over March of 2018. Single-section sales moved past multi-section sales for the first time in 2019 and … 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: Disaster Related Bills

    Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, it was clear that a top priority of this year’s legislature was to address issues coming out of the most significant natural disaster in recent memory … more

  • From the 86th: Transportation and Oversized Vehicle Bills

    HB 799 - Relating to liability for certain damage caused by vehicles exceeding maximum height limitations.

    Dubbed the “bridge strike bill,” HB 799 imposes strict liability on the owner of a vehicle … 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