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A Cup of Coffee with… Michael Evans

  • Written by the MHMSM Team

1) Who, What and Where: (Your name and your formal title at your company.)

coffee-50Michael Evans C.E.O. Centennial Management, Inc. Corporate offices are in Aberdeen S.D. We currently operate 9 retail locations in MT, ND, and SD. We have been in business for 43 years.

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Free Trade or Economic War?

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Martin V “Marty” Lavin, J.D.

marty lavin 50Anyone going to school in the U.S. after WW II has learned the breakdown in world trade was a primary, though not only, cause of the Great Depression. It is said import tariffs and barriers caused world trade to be constrained.

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Formaldehyde Rule Implementation Date Change

  • Written by Mark Weiss

 by Mark Weiss J.D.

MMarkWeiss PresidentManufacturedHousingAssociationRegulatoryReformMHARR postedMHProNews com 75x75Under a recent federal court order, the compliance date for formaldehyde emissions standards, record-keeping and labelling requirements (including requirements applicable to HUD Code manufactured homes) established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its December 12, 2016 final Formaldehyde Standards rule — which had been extended by EPA to December 12, 2018 — have now been moved forward again to June 1, 2018.

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HUD Code Production Increases in February 2018

  • Written by Mark Weiss

 by Mark Weiss J.D.

MMarkWeiss PresidentManufacturedHousingAssociationRegulatoryReformMHARR postedMHProNews com 75x75Washington, D.C., April 3, 2018 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) reports that according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), year-over-year manufactured housing industry production increased again during February 2018. Just-released statistics indicate that HUD Code manufacturers produced 8,065 homes in February 2018, a 10.2% increase over the 7,312 HUD Code homes produced during February 2017.  Cumulative industry production for 2018 now totals 16,701 homes, a 10.3% increase over the 15,139 HUD Code homes produced over the same period in 2017.

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