Month: March 2020

Clayton Homes (CMH) Plant Ordered Closed, Clayton Homes Headquarters Hit by COVID19-Coronavirus Outbreak

Manufactured Home professional News The Oak Ridger’s reporter Ben Pounds reported on 3.25.2020 that Clayton Homes spokeswoman Gail Rymer confirmed a case of coronavirus hit at their headquarters in Maryville, TN. “He self-quarantined and then sought medical advice,” Rymer reportedly told Pounds, adding that “They did a thorough cleaning of the [Clayton home office] … …

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Labor Department Updates – Business Guidance, plus JP Morgan’s Market Call, Manufactured Home Investing, Stock Updates

Manufactured Home professional News Nasdaq, JP Morgan, and MarketWatch are among those market-focused services who have stated that they think that the stock market has already hit bottom. But the reality is that there are voices that are still talking down the economy, including from the St. Louis Federal Reserve. The headline from CNBC … …

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Kill Shot – MHI Bro Connected Plan is Crippling to HUD Code Manufactured Housing Independents; MHI’s Stance – Facts and Analysis

Manufactured Home professional News A longtime managerial-level member of companies engaged in the manufactured housing industry, specifically including firms that are members of the Manufactured Housing Institute, contacted MHProNews regarding a plan. That proposal was to recruit away the workers of manufactured housing producers into rival firms doing onsite work. If a HUD Code … …

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Clayton Update; Pro-Trump Independents vs Anti-Trump MH Communities Green Courte Partners CEO David Lentz? Plus, Manufactured Housing Headlines in Review 3.22 to 3.29.2029

Manufactured Home professional News Spin, posturing, virtue signaling, and cheap shot artists are fairly commonplace in our era. Politicians, their spokespersons and surrogates do it. Something similar can occur with certain business leaders too. Recently, a message was received that led to a series of communications. That series was provided to MHProNews. At this … …

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COVID19 SOS – Saving Our Seniors, Saving Our Souls – Lessons from Saul Alinsky and Millie Francis

“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” – Rahm Emanuel, former Mayor Chicago and former Chief of Staff to the 44th U.S. President Barack H. Obama, source per BrainyQuote.   Since the COVID19 outbreak, …

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Coronavirus Upends Key Affordable Housing and Manufactured Home Industry Consumers, Professional, Investor Interests – MD’s “COVID19 Diaries”

Manufactured Home professional News “The epidemic goes faster than our bureaucracy“ – Angelo Borrelli Chief of the Italian Protezione Civile (Italy’s version of FEMA) March 23, 2020.   The world that you knew 4 weeks ago has been upended. There is a scramble for insights, options, and possible solutions. While emotions – like fear … …

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‘Druggies, Pit Bulls, Shotguns at 2 AM’ – New Risks for Land Lease Communities During COVID Crisis Reported, plus Manufactured Home Investing, Stock Updates

Manufactured Home professional News According to an informed source, the steps being taken in Canada – which is in some cases are being established in the U.S. in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak has created new problems for the owner/operators of land lease manufactured home communities. A specific comment from a pro-industry professional … …

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Lender Suspends Manufactured Home Loans, Communities Impacted by COVID19, Emergency Business Relief Resources Available

Manufactured Home professional News “Finance of America [FAM] told brokers of its, “Temporary Suspension of the following products: Apex, Flex, HBX and Reveal. All loan activities under Apex, Flex and HBX products, including loan fundings, have been ceased. Only those wholesale loans in our pipeline that have final loan docs signed and dated on … …

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“Hell is Coming” from COVID19, But Stocks Soar – Pershing Square’s Bill Ackman Outed by CNBC, plus Manufactured Home Investing, Stock Updates

Manufactured Home professional News CNBC has usefully highlighted developing issues that dovetail nicely with manufactured home industry related topics raised by MHProNews sometimes several weeks ago. Tonight’s featured focus will be just such a spotlight report.   If you are an ethically minded investor or professional, wonderful. If you have been harmed or have … …

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Official Modular Builders, Manufactured Housing and HUD Stances on Coronavirus Crisis, Controversies – and Silver Lining?

Manufactured Home professional News There is no denying that the construction industry has been as upended in several respects as other sectors of the American or global economies. The COVID19 pandemic has caused some states to close down construction by factory builders, while other states have permitted it. Furthermore, mortgage servicing, rental and an … …

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