Keeping America’s Dream Affordable
To promote and protect the manufactured housing industry in Tennessee!
Your legislative, regulatory, and educational voice for the factory built industry in Tennessee.
Next Board of Director’s Meeting:
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Click: 2017 Class Schedule
You must be registered in advance of the class. No walk-ins.
Commerce & Insurance, the State Fire Marshal’s Office, Manufactured Housing Section, has announced the below schedule for the 2017 Manufactured Housing Industry Regional Meetings.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. est.
Pellissippi Community College BA PSCC 3 Conference Room – A
7201 Strawberry Plains Pike
Knoxville, TN 37914
Tennessee Housing Association
P. O. Box 569
Mount Juliet, TN 37121
1002 Meb Court, Suite B
Mount Juliet, TN 37122
Call to Action:
Ask Your Representative to Co-sponsor H.R. 1699,
‘The Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act’
As previously reported, ‘The Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act‘ was reintroduced in March, to the 115th Congress. H.R. 1699, was introduced by Representatives Andy Barr (R-KY), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), Terri Sewell (D-AL), David Kustoff (R-TN), and Kathleen Rice (D-NY), to address the federal regulations implementing the Dodd-Frank Act which do not reflect the unique nature of the manufactured home financing and sales process.
THA is asking members to utilize MHI’s advocacy page, to easily reach out to your Representative and request they cosponsor H.R. 1699. Simply click HERE and follow the steps on MHI’s website. An email to your Representative has already been composed. All you need to do, is insert your home address and click submit.
H.R. 1699 modifies the definition of “high-cost” loans so that manufactured home loans are not unfairly swept under this designation simply due to their small size. The bipartisan legislation also amends the SAFE Act and the Truth in Lending Act to exclude manufactured housing retailers and sellers from the definition of a loan originator, so long as they are only receiving compensation for the sale of the home and not engaged in financing loans.
To read more on this issue, please visit MHI’s White Paper, HERE.
Governor Bill Haslam declares JUNE 2017,
as Manufactured Housing Month
Please consider printing a copy to display in your office.
(Click on the Proclamation Icon located to the left!)
ELKHART, Ind. — The RV/MH Hall of Fame’s Annual Induction Dinner honoring the Class of 2017 will be held on August 7, 2017, at the Hall of Fame’s Northern Indiana Event Center in Elkhart, Indiana, according to Darryl Searer, president, RV/MH Hall of Fame (Hall).
Christine Lindsey is currently serving on the Tennessee Housing Association Board of Directors as the West TN Regional Representative Director, and was inducted into the industry’s Tennessee Hall of Fame in 2013. Ms. Lindsey has served on the THA Board of Directors, in some capacity, since 1994. Her contributions to the industry, specifically in the field of Community Management, as well as legislative review and support of community issues and laws, have been invaluable to not only fellow divisional members in this state, but also at the national level. Ms. Lindsey has represented Tennessee at the national level through her participation with the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) on their National Communities Council (NCC), and subsequently leading the NCC in an Executive capacity from 2006 – 2008; and was elected as the NCC Person of the Year in 2009. Ms. Lindsey’s unprecedented service and leadership to the manufactured housing industry warrants this most prestigious recognition.