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MH Site Construction

MH Insider

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MH Site Construction

MHI Newsroom

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Homes On The Hill 2019 Video

Homes On The Hill 2019 Video

Homes on the Hill 2019 Congressional Visits

Homes On The Hill 2019 Video

Homes on the Hill 2019 Congressional Visits

Homes on the Hill 2019 Congressional Visits

Homes on the Hill 2019 Congressional Visits

COVID-19 Resources

TN Governor Bill Lee

TN Dept of Health Statistical Data

TN Governor Bill Lee

TN Executive Orders

TN Dept of Health Statistical Data

TN Governor Bill Lee

TN Dept of Health Statistical Data

TN Dept of Health Statistical Data

TN Dept of Health Statistical Data

Small Business Guide Resource

Families First Coronavirus Act

TN Dept of Health Statistical Data

Families First Coronavirus Act

Families First Coronavirus Act

Families First Coronavirus Act

Internal Revenue Service

Families First Coronavirus Act

Families First Coronavirus Act

Additional Pandemic Resources

Here are other available resources to keep you up-to-date on the state’s pandemic response and the various state directives to individuals and businesses:



Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

  • CDC offers guidance based on what is currently known about COVID-19. This guidance is updated frequently and may help prevent workplace exposures in non-healthcare settings. This guidance also provides planning considerations for community spread of COVID-19. Additional information can be found here.


Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed COVID-19 planning guidance based on traditional infection prevention and industrial hygiene practices. It focuses on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), as well as considerations for doing so. Available for download here.


Best Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants and Food Pick-up/Delivery


How to Wear Cloth Face Coverings

  • CDC offers guidance on how to wear cloth face coverings, including how to create a homemade covering. For more, click here.


List of Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19


Guidance on Vulnerable Populations

  • CDC offers guidance for vulnerable populations who need to take extra precaution. For more, click here.

SECRETARY CARSON CUTS RED TAPE FOR MANUFACTURED HOUSING

SECRETARY CARSON CUTS RED TAPE FOR MANUFACTURED HOUSING

SECRETARY CARSON CUTS RED TAPE FOR MANUFACTURED HOUSING

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 Russellville, Alabama (01/30/2020)– Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Ben Carson embarked on a national bus tour focused on regulatory barriers to affordable housing called the Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour. During a stop at a Clayton manufacturing plant in Russellville, Alabama, Carson made two major announcements relative to manufactured housing – a proposed rule making changes to the HUD Code and a final rule on formaldehyde emissions.   

INNOVATIVE HOUSING SHOWCASE 2020

SECRETARY CARSON CUTS RED TAPE FOR MANUFACTURED HOUSING

SECRETARY CARSON CUTS RED TAPE FOR MANUFACTURED HOUSING

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(January 2020) - Manufactured Housing has another opportunity to display homes in Washington!


The 2nd annual Innovative Housing Showcase has been announced.  The Showcase, a free public event featuring new building technologies and housing solutions will be held September 12 - 14, 2020, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

CrossMod™

Changes to HUD Code!!

Changes to HUD Code!!

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Washington (12/16/2019) -   

MHI announces the introduction of CrossMod™, the official name for the new class of manufactured homes.


 CrossMod™ is a reflection of our commitment to elevate the industry by bringing the quality and innovation that can be found in all off-site built housing, including Manufactured Homes, Modular Homes and now CrossMod™ Homes, to even more home buyers.  

Changes to HUD Code!!

Changes to HUD Code!!

Changes to HUD Code!!

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 Washington (12/05/2019)  - HUD’s Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner Brian Montgomery told the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance, the Department is expected to publish its proposed third set of updates to the HUD Code before the end of the calendar year. Montgomery made this announcement at a hearing about FHA and its impact on homeownership in America.

Secretary Carson

Industry Executive Testifies

Industry Executive Testifies

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 Released on November 8, 2019 - Secretary Carson Asks Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Websites Selling Assistance Animal Documentation ...

Industry Executive Testifies

Industry Executive Testifies

Industry Executive Testifies

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  On November 7th, Mr. Mark Yost, President and CEO of Skyline / Champion Corporation, will testify on behalf of our industry, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.  The Committee will conduct a full hearing on multiple bills which impact housing affordability.  Included in this list is S.1804 - "The HUD Manufactured Housing Modernization Act of 2019


MHI Names New CEO

MHI Names New President

MHI Names New President

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WASHINGTON (11/06/19) — The Manufactured Housing Institute announced today, its Board has chosen Dr. Lesli Gooch as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer. 


Lesli currently serves MHI as its Executive Vice President of Government Affairs and Chief Lobbyist, and will jointly succeed current President and CEO Richard Jennison upon his retirement at year’s end. 

MHI Names New President

MHI Names New President

MHI Names New President

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WASHINGTON (11/06/2019) — The Manufactured Housing Institute announced today, its Board has chosen Mark Bowersox as the organization's next President. 


Mark currently serves MHI as its Executive Vice President of Industry Relations, and will jointly succeed current President and CEO Richard Jennison upon his retirement at year’s end. 

Senate Appropriations Committee

MHI Sends Letters to HUD Secretary Carson

MHI Sends Letters to HUD Secretary Carson

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October 21, 2019 - Announced

The Senate Appropriations Committee has included language in its 2020 spending bill encouraging local governments to consider manufactured housing as a part of their affordable housing strategies. The language reflects MHI’s ongoing advocacy on Capitol Hill to ensure manufactured housing is at the forefront of efforts to address the nation’s affordable housing shortage.

MHI Sends Letters to HUD Secretary Carson

MHI Sends Letters to HUD Secretary Carson

MHI Sends Letters to HUD Secretary Carson

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On October 21, 2019, MHI sent two letters to HUD Secretary Ben Carson in advance of a scheduled Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC) meeting, urging the Department to expedite updates to the HUD Code.  MHI’s letters are intended to ensure that HUD has specific, actionable direction concerning steps for improving regulatory oversight of manufactured housing.

Caroline Vanvick

Caroline Vanvick

Caroline Vanvick

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President Trump recently nominated Caroline Vanvick to serve as Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She currently serves as Acting Assistant Secretary and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs where she oversees the Department’s communications efforts, media affairs, and public outreach. 

Vanvick coordinated and implemented HUD's first Innovative Housing Showcase, working with MHI and its members to bring three fully-furnished HUD Code manufactured homes to the National Mall.

Rick Robinson

Caroline Vanvick

Caroline Vanvick

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Rick Robinson, MHI’s General Counsel and Senior Vice President of State and Local Affairs, is leaving MHI in order to return to Kentucky. Robinson, who has been with MHI since 2013, will become Executive Vice President of Industry relations for ManufacturedHomes.com.  


Brian Montgomery

National Organization At Work

National Organization At Work

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President Trump has nominated Brian Montgomery to serve as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the number two position at HUD behind Secretary Carson.

National Organization At Work

National Organization At Work

National Organization At Work

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 On September 16, MHI submitted comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), making the case that the CFPB must preserve and expand access and affordability of financing for manufactured homes as it considers a replacement for or expiration of the so-called Qualified Mortgage (QM) Patch. 

Teresa Payne

National Organization At Work

Teresa Payne

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 The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has made Teresa Payne the Administrator of the Office of Manufactured Housing Programs (OMHP). Payne, who has served as Acting Administrator of OMHP since December 2017, made her first official appearance as Administrator during HUD’s SAA/PIA regional meeting on September 16 in Mobile, Alabama. She was officially appointed to the role on September 15.