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Nominations for RV/MH Hall of Fame Due

September 12th, 2013 Comments off

The Recreational Vehicle (RV)/Manufactured Housing (MH) Hall of Fame (Hall) Selection Committee is actively seeking nominations for the class of 2014. Darryl Searer, Hall president, said, “The Hall welcomes nominations from all RV and manufactured housing sectors — manufacturers, dealers, campgrounds, housing communities, suppliers, user groups, trade media, associations, etc.” The nominee must have been involved in either industry for at least 25 years. Hall Chairman Barry Cole said, “Time is running out for nominations to the Hall’s Class of 2014, so I urge my colleagues to honor their friends and co-workers by submitting their nominations before the October 31 deadline.” MHProNews understands the nomination process has been streamlined by the Board of Directors. For more information, click here please.

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From Soda Bottles to Shelters

May 28th, 2012 Comments off

SmartPlanet tells us graphic designer Michael McDaniel has developed a reusable, portable disaster relief shelter made of polypropylene, the same material used for soda bottles, that can sleep up to four people. The Exo Reaction Housing System has slots in the walls for attaching bunk beds that can convert into couch-like seating. The units are similar to upside-down coffee cups that stack 15-20 on a semi-truck for ease of transport, but light enough that four people can lift each shelter. The keyed-door and interior dead bolt provide security that may be essential in a chaotic environment, and because of their composition the units can be recycled. MHProNews.com has learned that while McDaniel designed the shelters with catastrophic events in mind, inquiries have been made from festival promoters, campgrounds, and persons wanting to use them as sheds.

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Oil Strikes Again: It Stimulates the MH Economy

April 13th, 2012 Comments off

The Kiowa City Council in southeastern Oklahoma voted to allow single section manufactured homes in areas outside communities and campgrounds. The AlvaReview tells MHProNews.com the oil boom has brought more people to the area, and the city can collect fees from the new residents if they bring in a manufactured home. The council also voted to change the zoning laws to allow them to be sited.

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