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Machiavellian Housing Institute or Manufactured Housing Institute? Why it Matters to Affordable Housing Seekers, Manufactured Homeowners

If someone wants to understand the politics and economic issues that influence affordable housing and the manufactured industry, sooner or later, one will come across the Manufactured Housing Institute or MHI. As with many organizations, MHI has its supporters and detractors. A ranking staffer in a Democratic House of Representative’s member’s office told MHLivingNews that …

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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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American and California Feudalism The Squeeze on the Middle and Working Class – Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky – Chapman University

The title to the report linked here is California Feudalism – The Squeeze on the Middle Class. But research authors Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky for the Center for Demographics & Policy at Chapman University themselves point out the relationship of their report to those who want to see America become more like California. They …

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Topsy-Turvy Thinking, Behavior vs Proven Pragmatic Manufactured Home Living Lessons

There are numbers of independently researched studies that have occurred over the past two decades that have a surprisingly similar common theme and result. Modern manufactured homes are proven time and again to defy the common stereotypes. For those who want to prove it to themselves, we organized the “Ultimate Collection” of third-party manufactured home …

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Warren Buffett’s “Moat” per Kevin Clayton, CEO Clayton Homes Interview Transcript, Video – Affordable Housing and Manufactured Homes

“We study history in order to understand the present and to prepare for the future. Because anything that’s happened before can happen again.” – House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (SC-D) on 2.29.2020.   When you limit or destroy competition, you are by definition limiting and harming consumer opportunities. That in turn leads to a variety …

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Devastating Manufactured Home Tornado, Hurricane Windstorm Video, National Weather Service Facts

> “…All weather-hazard related deaths in the United States are recorded as fatalities with no further information or considerations as to the scope of their injuries or why they perished…”   > “For your questions about fatalities inside or outside of factory-produced homes. Again, no distinction or considerations are made about how building materials led to a …

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Manufactured Homeowners Interests Threatened by Manufactured Housing Institute “Deceptive” Scheme, Per Modular Home Builders Association’s Tom Hardiman

  “In general, the figures suggest that manufactured homes have seen price [appreciation] trends broadly similar to those of other homes.” – August 23, 2018 news release by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), page 24 of the federal document linked further below as a free download.    “I will never make a disparaging remark …

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Troubling 2019 Production, Data, Related Reports on Manufactured Homes Announced

The are some 22 million Americans who live in a mobile or manufactured home. There are, per the Apartment List in 2019, about 111 million renters. Millions of conventional housing owners will at some point sell and want to upsize, downsize or make some form of housing change. Each of those groups and others ought …

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Stark, Racy – “Mobile Homes” Movie, Adults-Only Viewing – Manufactured Housing & Cultural Insights

The controversial and unsentimental storyline in the posted video trailer and full-length movie shown further below is largely Canadian; more on that later, but for now it is worth mentioning that the plot could have occurred either in the U.S. or Canada. IMDb has this plot summary credited to Production: “A young mother drifts from …

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Sky High Opportunities – Stevie Nicks, Lawrence Welk, Kid Rock, Elvis Presley, Art Linkletter, Mobile or Manufactured Home Living, 2020 and You

There are numbers of celebrities, past and present, that have personally owned and/or had others ties to mobile and manufactured home living. The ones in the headline are just some of them that will be mentioned in this report. There are millionaires and even some billionaires who personally own a mobile or manufactured home. They …

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