New Manufactured Homes Resist Hurricanes

[Photo: picture of manufactured home and housing officials]
Picture of manufactured home and housing officials

HUD's new construction standards for manufactured housing are creating better and safer homes. Working closely with our industry partners, we can say that properly installed manufactured housing is as safe and storm resistant as any other new home.

Showcasing the home at 3405 Douglas Road in Port Charlotte, Florida, above, as an example of how advanced building technologies can create safer, more durable and energy efficient housing, are (left to right) Dennis Shea, HUD Assistant Secretary of Policy Development and Research; John Weicher, HUD Assistant Secretary for Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner; David Pressly, Vice President of the National Association of Home Builders; and Chris Stinebert, President of the Manufactured Housing Institute. Read news release

Content Archived: July 8, 2011