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Michigan State Association Conference to Honor Members’ Efforts

September 17th, 2015 Comments off

michigan manufactured housing association logoNew this year at the Michigan Manufactured Housing Association’s (MMHA) 74th Annual MMHA conference in Detroit Oct. 19-20 will be a program to recognize the exceptional marketing and communications efforts of our members, according to news.sys-con. Categories include best community entrance, best model home staging, best community event or activity, best member sales event or activity, best member website and best member advertisement. Winners in each category will receive an award.

Speakers at the conference include Liz Keegan from the Fair Housing Center of West Michigan, Darren Krolewski with Datacomp and Debbie Ostrander from the Department of Environmental Quality. Rick Robinson from the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) will discuss national industry issues, while state governmental liaison Tom Hoisington of Public Affairs Associates will go over important legislative updates.

Additionally, MHProNews has learned a panel session, “Legally Speaking,” will feature two attorneys, I. Matthew Miller and Matthew Paletz, hosted by MMHA legal counsel Bill Perrone.

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Sunrise Manufactured Home Community will see Upgrades without RVs

October 23rd, 2014 Comments off

liberty_homes__creditAccording to sidneyherald,  Robert Emery’s application to update his Sunrise Mobile Home Park in Richland County, Montana has been approved by the Richland County Commissioners.

Recreational vehicles (RVs) will be banned from the community which will have 19 manufactured homes with 20 feet between each unit, a turnaround area for emergency vehicles, identification signs and sufficient lighting for public safety.

While Emery had some Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issues he needed to address, he also wanted to take advantage of new legislation dealing with owning buildings on his own property that he could then lease. Electrical outlets previously used by RVs would be for electric cars and semi trucks.

MHProNews  has learned the commissioners have given Emery two years to complete the updates. ##

(Photo credit: Liberty Homes)

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