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HUD Voucher Program – Presentations Video – Manufactured Housing Can Qualify

September 21st, 2018 No comments

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Rental markets are local, and vary widely across country,” said Danielle Bastarche, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Housing and Voucher Programs.

 

It is part of the introductory remarks for the video posted below, which includes several panelists who were involved in studying the issue. It’s recorded in front of a live audience.

This is the video from the presentation that was announced earlier this week, here on the Daily Business News on MHProNews.  See those details at the link below.

HUD, Urban Institute Webcast on Housing Vouchers Thursday Sept 20th – Manufactured Housing Opportunities?

Manufactured housing can qualify for this program, which was passed into law during the waning days of the Obama Administration. It has demonstrably not yet made much noteworthy difference, but often this is true until an energetic mind digs in and finds the keys to unlocking the program’s potential. With affordable housing in high demand, who in MHVille will step up to the plage? “We Provide, You Decide.” © ## (News, analysis, and commentary.)

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Discerning and Sharing Truth, & Manufactured Housing

September 21st, 2018 No comments

 

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All warfare is based upon deception.”

 – Sun Tzu, philosopher, strategist in The Art of War.

 

 

“…the truth will set you free.” 

–         Jesus of Nazerth, cited in John 8:32 

 

 Easy doesn’t pay well.

– John Bostick, Sunshine Homes.

 

Arguably one of the most important challenges to manufactured housing is clarity of understanding, and the will to act upon the truth. Truth is distinct from mere feelings, bias, habit, or prejudice. Perhaps over 90 percent of the population misunderstands modern manufactured homes. That’s both a challenge and an opportunity in disguise.”  

–   L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach, industry consultant,

and publisher of MHLivingNews.com, and MHProNews.com.

 

TruthLiesArrowsTruthisPowerDailyBusinessNewsMHproNews358Recognizing the importance of the headline above, a top man at a non-MHARR manufacturer recently said, “I’m ready for infowars.”

That wasn’t Terry Decio, who is a Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) member. But Terry Decio told MHProNews, “I’m tried of being the best kept secret. I’m ready to help house America.”

What all of the above sources agreed upon is that manufactured housing is misunderstood.

That misunderstanding is demonstrably costing the industry billions a year in additional sales.

That misunderstanding is an information or educational issue. James McGee at Deer Valley Homes, with Chet Murphree stating his agreement, said that the core issue facing manufactured housing could be boiled down to education.

Hold those thoughts.

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The statistics have shifted slightly upward since this infographic was produced, but the principles remain the same. There’s billions annually in additional opportunities available for manufactured housing, but it will clearly require new methods.

Why is education, communication, ad information so important? Because how does one break through to others on issues that may be strongly believed, but that millions are nevertheless wrong about?

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Click here to see the full sized infographic.

Let’s presume for the next few moments that you are among the 90 percent of Americans who believe in a first cause to the universe, a Creator who is called God. Christians, Jews, and Muslims have clear distinctions in faith, but all 3 hold this in common: a belief in an all wise and powerful Creator, who gave humanity free will.

God doesn’t make mistakes, but people do. Everyone makes mistakes, so there is a level of mercy and openness to forgive errors that is useful, necessary, and wise.

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But there is also a need to discern the truth, be that truth about manufactured housing, or a topic that impacts manufactured homes, or anything else.

God gives humans emotion and reason to complement each other. Reason helps guide the will, but emotion and reason combined creates energy behind what reason discovers.

 

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Whenever information is in opposition, use logic.”

  • It is possible that competing claims can both be false,
  • but it is not possible for competing claims to both be true.

In medical school, one is taught to search for the truth, using the methods of reason and science.

In law school, people are taught to test the truth with logic. That said, an attorney represents clients that may or may not be acting in accordance with what is true, right, or just.

For the purposes of this column, only one point need be made that virtually everyone in manufactured housing agrees upon. That manufactured homes are widely misunderstood.

So discovering the methods of discerning the truth are what several of the charts, graphs, quotes, and videos on this post focus upon.

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Ideally, journalism is also about a search for truth. Regrettably, we know from experience today that there are broad camps in journalism. News is a business. The product is information. Is that information trustworthy?

Warren Buffett is largely right about this next statement. “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken,” cited by BrainyQuote. Rephrased, people can be enslaved by habits and thinking. Sad, but largely true.

One can’t, nor should, deny the success of Mr. Buffett. But one can and should ask, question, and probe his impact on manufactured housing, and our nation.

Mr. Buffett has been cited as one of the 100 most influential people in America in 2012 by Time Magazine. The vast majority of manufactured housing bloggers, writers, and publications will not question Mr. Buffett in public. Why not? Is he the creator? Hardly. He was born, lives, and will die someday. He’s successful, but himself admits he’s made mistakes.

Mr. Buffett is highly intelligent. Shrewd might be a good word to describe him.

So why has Buffett:

  • a man with so much money,
  • influence,
  • and power
  • not use that influence or resources to advance the manufactured housing industry?
  • Why has he failed to routinely use his numerous Berkshire Hathaway owned media outlets to set the record straight on manufactured homes?

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Why did Kevin Clayton say 7 years ago that they were ready then to do an image and education campaign? Why didn’t he and Warren Buffett do it back then?  Why did Kevin Clayton say that Warren Buffett told him that Berkshire Hathaway would be okay if Clayton Homes lost money for years?  You can see the video, documentary evidence, and several details, later in the link below.

Warren Buffett Would be Okay With Clayton Homes Losing Money, Says Kevin Clayton – But Why?

 

We’ll let the reader search for the truth of those questions. But make no mistake, they are among the most important questions our industry faces. See the related reports, further below.

Finally, let’s turn to one of the most vilified men in America today, President Donald J. Trump. Thomas Friedman in the New York Times said the stock market would crash if Mr. Trump became president. Numerous voices on the left, including Secretary Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Hussein Obama, also predicted doom and gloom for America if Mr. Trump became president.  Mr. Buffett took numerous public shots aimed at Donald J. Trump over the years.

But would the economic and regulatory improvements that occurred for manufactured housing in the last 20 months have taken place under Secretary Clinton?  After all, Ms. Clinton pledged more of the same policies as former President Barack Obama – so logically – wouldn’t her results be like his? Why did Warren Buffett support heavy regulations? Who benefited from those high tax and high regulation policies?

 

 

Millions love him, and believe President Trump is making the lives of tens of millions in America better.  The economy has advanced more in 20 months since Mr. Trump became president than it did under 8 years of former Presidents George W. Bush or 8 years of Barack Obama.

See the related reports, which can be read later, at the link below.

President Donald J. Trump Visit to Manufactured Home Community, Video, Hurricane Florence Update

Mind opening is a necessary skill for our industry, especially in marketing, sales, investing, and management.  Conditioning – habits – can cause someone to see the same things differently.  Habits can cause people to miss obvious, beneficial truths.

Manufactured housing will only advance to its potential when the “infowars” – the battle for the truth about our industry, and what’s kept it from achieving its potential – are understood, and then acted upon.  Those infowars are arguably taking place within manufactured housing, as well as outside of the industry.

Report: Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) Follows Prior MHProNews Lead

 

At MHProNews, we strive to let facts, evidence, and reason guides us. The truth isn’t always popular.

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What was accomplished previously in sustainable shipment levels, can clearly be done again.

But the manufactured housing industry has tremendous potential. But it won’t achieve that potential without reality checks, courage, and  the will to act on the truth in an honorable fashion. Sign up for our industry-leading emailed headline news, as several very special and exclusive reports are coming soon. “We Provide, You Decide.” ## (News, analysis, and commentary.)

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Yom Kippur, Atonement, ADL, Manufactured Housing, Lessons Learned

September 18th, 2018 No comments

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This evening begins the Jewish observation of Yom Kippur, their “Day of Atonement.” It runs from the evening of September 18, until the evening of September 19th. Chabad says it is the holiest day of their year. There are numerous people of Jewish decent in manufactured housing, including in top roles as owners, presidents, executives, and managers.

 

The proper greeting for this Jewish high holiday is “G’mar Hatima Tova” (“May you be sealed in the Book of Life”), or the shorter version “G’mar Tov.” Toriavey says that “It is also customary to say “Have a meaningful fast” before the holiday begins.

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Evangelical Christians have for years shown support for the Jewish state of Israel. The late great Catholic Pope John Paul II respectfully called Jews their “elder brothers in faith.” The latter is an interesting phrase, because a common view is that the first major religion in world history was the faith of the Jews.

President Donald J. Trump’s son in law and key adviser, Jared Kushner, his wife (the president’s daughter) Ivanka, and their children are Jewish. Survey American society, and the role of Jews in business, medicine, the arts, media, the law, and more are discovered.  The Daily Business News on MHProNews won’t enumerate the privately held beliefs of individuals in this column, but we wish our Jewish friends and colleagues that they have a meaningful fast.

Atonement is an important concept. It admits that sin – an immoral act that is considered an offense against the Divine Will – exists. It further admits that sin creates a kind of debt that must be paid, or atoned for by a ritual fast.

Naturally, Christians and other faiths have a belief in sin as well. The need to atone for and/or confess sin has elements of common belief for billions globally.

 

Lessons Learned

For Jews, there history has been marked by oppression and even slavery by others for millennia. The best-known example is the slavery of the Jews described in the Book of the Exodus, which eventually ended when Moses – guided by the Divine and aided through miracles – led his people into freedom. But other examples of oppression are found in Scripture and exist down through the ages. The experience of the Holocaust in Nazi Germany is a stark reminder of how some 12 million died in enslaved labor camps, roughly half of them Jews, the balance being other individuals declared ‘enemies’ of the Nazi state.

That Holocaust experience resulted in the creation, post-World War II, of the Jewish nation of Israel.  It was not without controversy, and to put it politely, Israel’s very existence remains a thorny point for Muslim nations that surround them. While a relative peace exists, Israel is constantly battling with terrorists, and fencing with those who’ve openly declared their desire to see Israel destroyed.

That type of history helps explain why here in the U.S., the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and other Jewish defense organizations exist.

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Our MHProNews publisher, L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach, has said for years that manufactured housing could use its own version of the ADL. While there is no moral comparison between slavery and lives being unjustly sacrificed, to the threats that face manufactured housing professionals, there is nevertheless lessons to learn from the Jewish experience, and the ADL.

The ADL is widely seen as successful at defending Jewish interests against various anti-Semitic attacks, slander, etc.

Religious feasts and holidays – which has at its root the contraction of the words “holy days” – are reminders that everyone needs in order to forge a more just society.

In a world were evils exists, peace, freedom and prosperity come at a price. One need but look at some groups sadly operating in the U.S. today that act like brownshirts, while hypocritically claiming to be “anti-fascists.”

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Education, information, strength, humility, a sincerely robust practice and sharing can lead to a better America, to better conditions for our industry, and our society. That’s “News through the lens of manufactured homes, and factory built housing.” © where “We Provide, You Decide.” © ## (News, analysis, and commentary.)

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Schoolhouse Rock on This Historic Day

September 17th, 2018 No comments

 

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The pseudonymous poster of the video concluded his comments with these words, “I don’t believe America will survive as the Nation our founding fathers left us; “One Nation under God indivisible with Liberty and Justice for All”, unless we as a “people” WAKE UP!!!

He or she posted under the name, “EnemyMindControl.” Certainly, we’ve explored for years, as well as more recently, the notion that news often reflects someone’s agenda.  But that’s not the purpose of this post today, rather, its to share a few comments and videos on this Constitution Day.

 

The video below by the Heritage Foundation is specifically aimed at Constitution Day.

The Masthead has a detailed look at related issues, see that at the link below.

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There’s 50 days to the midterms and counting.  For those who get into the weeds, the ‘internals’ of the polling, it is a jump ball. Ignore the naysayers that were wrong 2 years ago, and could be wrong again.

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9.11 Memorials, America Then and Now, Look Back at Manufactured Housing

September 11th, 2018 No comments

 

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It was one of the deadliest days in American history – the Twin Towers destroyed, the Pentagon attacked, Flight 93 brought down, almost 3,000 people killed,” said CBS 2 in New York.

 

Institutions suffered, as well. The FDNY lost 343 members, the NYPD lost 23 cops and PAPD lost 37, including Chris Amaroso, seen in a famous photo helping a woman after the attack.”

He could have easily went to the hospital and got treated. Chris went back into that inferno and tried to save more people,” Paul Nunziato said, at the New York Port Authority Police Benevolent Association.

 

 

Millions of Americans have been born or are coming of age since 9.11.2001.  They’ve only known as adults the wars that post-9.11 American service personnel have been fighting in places across the Middle East.  Trillions of dollars were spent.  Thousands of American lives were lost to their loved ones. Hundreds of thousands of lives of those living in the Middle East tragically ended too.

Looking back, what has been learned?

Immigration and border security are two of the most common-sense issues that about the time  of 9.11 might have united Democrats and Republicans.  But today, Democratic leaders that once called for border security are now saying they oppose it.  Some far-left Democrats running for office in 2018 go so far as to say the want to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and have open borders.

Under President George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the federal debt has exploded to about 3 times what it was before those two took office.

We can’t recapture the lives lost, the blood spilt, the limbs lost, and the trillions of dollars spent.

But we can seek to avoid a tragic repeat of those events.  Iran recently threatened the White House with attacks from within America, from what they claim are “sleeper cells” waiting in the United States.  After 9.11, is that so far-fetched? The Drudge Report this morning had headlines like those shown below, which includes men of military age from Bangladesh crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S.

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Border walls and barriers have worked for:

  • Hungary, to stop some 99 percent of the flow of illegal immigrants from the Middle East that poured into Europe.
  • between Saudi Arabia and Yemen,
  • between Israel and their adversaries.
  • Walls work for former President Obama’s residence, or that of Hollywood stars, and other rich and famous people.
  • Why not a wall for our southern border? Especially when third party research proves it would rapidly pay for itself? See that recent report, linked below.

Hot MHVille Issue, Boils Among Most Americans too

 

Manufactured Housing On and Since 9.11.2018

There have been thousands of Americans involved in manufactured housing, or who are residents of manufactured homes, who have suffered personal losses on or since 9.11.

The industry has sunk since 9.11, as the chart below reflects.

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The shipments of manufactured homes were roughly double in 2001 what they are today. That isn’t because of 9.11.2001, but that event certainly had an economic impact on the U.S. 

That isn’t to imply that the terrorist attacks of 9.11 caused the industry to sink.  But what would have happened if those trillions had been spent in the U.S., instead of in foreign lands on battlefields and with spent missiles, bullets or bombs?

The military and first responders are to be respected for doing their duty, that’s not the issue. Rather, it is to avoid the next possible 9.11.  It’s to make Americans as safe and prosperous as possible.

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If a border wall would cost $25 billion, then the data above suggests that building a secure border would rapidly pay for itself. Border crossers say the like going to Laredo, TX – among other areas – because there is no border fencing there.

Americans poured into churches, synagogues, and other places of worship after 9.11, begging God to save them from more terrorism.  Air travel may never be the same after that date, as airport security slowed travel, and at great cost, changed.

No amount of manipulative narratives about poor people crossing the border should deter voters from realizing that putting America First is common sense. The first duty of the U.S. government at all levels is to protect our citizens, not those of other countries.

See related reports, and consider supporting those candidates that put American prosperity, U.S. safety and security first. Elections matter. That’s “News through the lens of manufactured homes, and factory built housing,” © where “We Provide, You Decide.” © (News, analysis, and commentary.)

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“Growth,” “Fight on to Victory,” “One People, One Family, and One Glorious Nation Under God”

September 7th, 2018 Comments off

 

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Together, we will make America wealthy again.
We will make America strong again.
It’s already happening. We will make America safe again.
And above all, we will make America great again
.”

– President Trump, in 9.6.2018 Billings, Montana Rally.

 

It’s an epic battle by a populist president and “the swamp” he pledged to drain.

Thousands upon thousands of people are in the arena 2 years after the election because he’s keeping his promises. For once somebody is keeping their promises,” said John Happy in a posted comment on YouTube.

Trump is renegotiating bad trade deals creating jobs and bringing back companies who were over seas because our over taxation of business. I used to be a job creator and hired 100s over the years but it’s tough and the tax laws were especially bad for small business like I was. He is bringing back the middle class. He’s shaking things up and frankly the Media along with the Powers that have been behind the Attempt to destroy him and it started in 2016,” Happy said.

President Donald J. Trump flew to Montana yesterday to support “Matt Rosendale, the Republican challenging Democratic Sen. Jon Tester. This is Mr. Trump’s second visit to the state to support Rosendale, the state auditor,” said CBS News.

 

Proud “Deplorable”

Jerry Silver, is a self-described “proud deplorable,” a reference to Secretary Hillary Clinton’s put-down of the tens of millions who supported Donald J. Trump in 2016.  Silver said the following in a post. “Haters are jealous as they DO NOT have anyone to run against Our President with any chance to win! They have Booker, Harris, Warren, Pelosi, Waters, wow, what a group of nothing!! Boycott Democrats, VOTE REPUBLICAN!! MAGA PROUD DEPLORABLE.”

MAGA” of course, is the acronym for “Make America Great Again.”

Michael Gordon said, “Two scoops. Two Terms.”

 

President “Trump is draining the swamp,” wrote Cheryl Ruder. “He has upset the corrupt DC applecart. He connects with the American middle class workers. He is making progress and keeping his campaign promises. The country is doing great and economy is booming now. He is a fighter despite all that hate him and back stab him. Bless this man and [G]od1 keep him and his family safe!”

AmeliaG simply said, “I. WAS. THEERRREEE.”

Happy observed that Secretary “…Hillary [Clinton] couldn’t even get 500 people to her campaign tea parties…” an exaggeration, but not far from the point when some performer(s) were not present a her campaign rallies.  At least Senator Bernie Sanders was able to draw his own crowd during the 2016 campaign.

And that’s the point that much of the 2018 midterms will hinge upon.

Because like it or not, much of the energy in the Democratic Party today is found in self-proclaimed socialist candidates. Like Sanders, they are promising “free college,” or “free healthcare,” as if they could somehow suspend the laws of economics and gravity just by making the claim.

It’s the kind of false promises that have turned once a prosperous Latin American Venezuela into a nation of starving citizens, after only a decade of socialist rule.  Millions have fled the nation, looking for food and work for a currency that doesn’t lose value, day by day.

 

Small Business, Pro- and Con Mobile and Manufactured Home Residents

As the Daily Business News on MHProNews reported, manufactured home residents in groups linked to NMHOA and MHAction are openly embracing Democratic policies.  Yet, a close look at their own statements makes clear that the policies they support have failed residents.

MH Communities, Owners, MH Independents Alert – NMHOA and MHAction Next Steps? – Part 1

 

Only 3 Choices

When it comes to the midterms, there are going to be exactly three groups in two months in MHVille, along with the rest of the nation.

1.)   Those who support the Democratic “resistance,” who are anti-Trump, routinely anti-business, support higher taxes, or more job- and small business killing regulations.

2.)   Those who turn out and support pro-Trump candidates, precisely because he is supporting policies that are creating wage growth for the working and middle class, and more profits and opportunities for businesses.

3.)   Those who for whatever reasons will sit on their duffs and won’t vote at all.

Low voter turnouts in certain primaries is what has allowed self-proclaimed Democratic socialist candidates like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to compete in November.  In Florida, the number 3 manufactured home selling state in recent years, and one of the top states for manufactured home community owners, Mayor Andrew Gillum is yet another socialist who promises more taxes, and more regulations.  He’s backed by billionaires like George Soros and Tom Steyer.

Epic Battle for MHVille Mainstay Looms, With “Not the Most Popular Guy” and His Rival

Thousands of residents in manufactured home communities are being misled by people who for whatever reason are supporting policies contrary to their own interests, and certainly opposed to the interests of the business owners and investors that make up a huge part of the manufactured home industry today.

As a reminder/disclosure, this writer was featured on primary candidate Donald J. Trump’s campaign website for months for a pro-Trump article first published on MHProNews. That article – and others from the campaign – came down once the campaign turned into the transition and now the president’s website.  But the Google screen capture below recalls the facts.

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While the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) paid for two pro-Clinton speakers in the closing days before the 2016 election, the Kovach family supported Donald J. Trump’s candidacy as the best for the industry, small business and hundreds of millions of Americans. One of those stories ended up on the president’s campaign website, and hundreds of conservative and pro-Trump websites.

Not unlike what some of those quotes from YouTube above reflect, the facts are what they are.  The president is working day by day at keeping his promises.

Black- Hispanic-, Asian-American and women’s unemployment rates are at all time or multi-decade lows. Unemployment claims yesterday were reported at a 49-year low. Wages are rising faster than inflection for the first time in about 2 decades.

There’s a clear bias against the president’s agenda by a media that per several third-party reports is about 90 percent negative in their coverage.  It may be the biggest smear campaign in modern times, yet “Teflon Don” keeps shedding the charges, as his popularity in the last six months has rivaled or exceeded that of President Barack Obama at the same tenure during his administration.

The president also spoke about “common sense.”  He tied several of his points to common sense policies that were pro “growth,” but that prior administrations on both sides of the political aisle had often neglected.

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Hot MHVille Issue, Boils Among Most Americans too

September 6th, 2018 Comments off

 

HOTMHVilleIssueBoilsAmongMostAmericansTooUSMexicanBorderDailyBusinessNewsMHProNewsThere are thousands of undocumented or illegal immigrants living in manufactured home communities, and/or working in various manufactured housing businesses.

 

Articles on illegal immigration published by the Daily Business News – some under the related reports, at the bottom of this post – are thus a magnet for those who believe the issue could help or harm their business interests.

But beyond low-cost labor, sales or renting of homes, and the residency counts in numerous communities of the undocumented, there are dark realities.  Hard – painful, tragic – numbers that need to be considered, especially as the midterms are approaching, now just some two months out.

A Pew poll in June indicated that immigration is the number one issue for voters, surpassing health care.  That Pew report sparked a USA Today column to observe that immigration may not help Democrats in the fall, as that party believes it will.

Why? Because a sizable number of voters feel as President Trump does about the issue.

As a disclosure, this publication is produced by a first-generation son of legal immigrants, and this writer came legally to the U.S.

Often overlooked in the debate over immigration is the wide array of harm caused by illegal immigration, starting with the woes of those who desperately cross the border without permission.

The US Border Patrol reported 294 migrant deaths in the fiscal year 2017 (ending September 30, 2017),” per Wikipedia. The Guardian reported last year that migrant deaths in illegal crossings rose 17 percent, per UN data.

That’s a risk not associated with legal immigration. Neither are the tragic details, spotlighted below.

Chloe Reichel, writing in Journalists Resource, said earlier in 2018, that, “Every year, hundreds of thousands attempt to cross the southwestern border into the United States. These migrants, who largely come from Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala, face a journey fraught with violence and danger, especially for women.

Border crossing guides — otherwise known as coyotes — might make their help conditional on sexual favors. Women generally are outnumbered by men and are at risk of assault and rape.”

Citing an abstract of academic research, she quoted which said that, “…This study is the first to provide population-based estimates for the prevalence of traumatic events and its association to clinically significant psychological distress among undocumented Mexican immigrants in the United States. This cross-sectional study used respondent-driven sampling to obtain and analyze data from clinical interviews with 248 undocumented Mexican immigrants residing in high-risk neighborhoods near the California-Mexico border. Overall, 82.7 percent of participants reported a history of traumatic events, with 47.0 percent of these meeting the criteria for clinically significant psychological distress.”

While these border-jumpers are often at risk in the homelands they’ve left behind, they’re also in danger of death, rape, and violent assaults at the border.  Precisely because they are crossing illegally, they feel they can’t turn coyotes into law enforcement, because of their immigration status.

Local media in Texas reported the story of an illegal immigrant mother’s experiences in the video shown above.  It’s a powerful reminder that brings-to-life the appalling data that Chloe Reichel’s report provided.

 

FAIR

The Department of Homeland Security said last month that they estimate the cost of a U.S. Mexico border wall at $21.6 billion dollars.

But the annual cost to taxpayers from illegal immigration dwarfs that sum every year.  There are also those in the Trump Administration that are quietly saying that if Congress passes the draft agreement that will replace NAFTA, the financial benefits to the U.S. will also more than pay for the border wall, every year.

According to Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), the annual costs of illegal immigration are summed up in the infographic, shown below.

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A summary of FAIR by Wikipedia is as follows.  It goes without saying that “open border” voices dislike FAIR and their data sets.

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While heartbreaking stories of children separated at the border dominated the news for weeks, arguably far more tragic stories of death, rape, trauma, and injuries are occurring.  That’s not to mention the ongoing harm caused by illegal drugs, other crimes, and the sex trades.

There are certainly news reports about numbers of dead illegals found in overheated trailers in the interior of the U.S., along with stories like the video posted above.

That said, more common are often-reflexively anti-Trump mainstream media narratives that tend to push an open-border position.  The media and politicos who want the status quo are both thereby arguably failing to give an accurate snapshot of what’s occurring due to illegal immigration.

There is an under-told story of how everyone – including those trying to enter the U.S. – are being harmed by costs and harm directly attributable to illegal immigration.

Is that pattern another example of media moguls controlling the narrative?

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2018’s Hardest-Working States in America, How Does Your State Rank?

September 3rd, 2018 Comments off

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Labor Day is as good a time as any to see how the fifty states rank in terms of which state workers are said to be harder workers, or less so.

 

The source of the data is Wallet Hub.  Here are some of the main metrics they used to determine their ranking.

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Using those metrics above, here are the 50 states ranking, per Wallet Hub, from hardest working at the top, to the least hard working at the bottom.

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Wallet Hub also says, “Americans are hard workers, putting in an average of 1,783 hours per year, according to the World Economic Forum. That’s about 300 hours per year more than Germans work, but about 450 less than Mexicans do.

Even when given the chance to not work as hard, many Americans won’t. In fact, 52% of Americans didn’t use all of their available vacation days in 2017. However, while it may seem as if workers are happily pursuing the American Dream, many individuals’ reasons for working hard may not be so pleasant. Some fear that if they take time off they will look less dedicated to the job than other employees, risking a layoff. Others worry about falling behind on their work or worry that the normal workflow will not be able to function without them.”

The Daily Business News on MHProNews suggests is not endorsing the study or methodology.  Our team knows professionals in some supposedly low-ranking states that are hard workers by anyone’s definition. But this report is worth spotlighting, because it is one that mainstream media is touting once again this year.  WalletHub is a personal finance website.

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MHProNews suggests you compare the Wallet Hub chart with the top states in manufactured housing production, as a more industry-focused reference.

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As Labor Day winds down, it’s worth mentioning that Bloomberg reports more Americans are eating steak this year for the holiday. It’s one of several signs that the economy and wallets for millions have improved in the 19 months since President Donald J. Trump was sworn into office, with a pro-worker, pro-business agenda.  That’s “News through the lens of manufactured homes, and factory-built housing,” © where “We Provide, You Decide.” © ## (News, analysis, and commentary.)

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Biblical “Talents,” Words, Ideas, Evidence, and Practical Impact on Manufactured Housing, Sunday Morning Recap, MHProNews Headlines Aug 26 to Sept 2, 2018

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SundayMorningManufacturedHousingINdustryRecapDailyBusinessNewsMHProNewsAug26toSept9-2-2018The word “Talent” has a modern and a biblical meaning, both of which matter to professionals.

 

The meaning of words, ideas, and their practical impact or track record all have significance to the manufactured housing industry, along with every other profession, and field of endeavor.

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Talents has at least two meaning. In the Roman era, a talent was a large sum of money.  For modern Americans, the word also means gifts or abilities that may or may not be properly put to use by those who have a certain “talent.”

The power of ‘big government’ impacts manufactured housing daily in America. The rise of a belief in socialism is a driving force for some who believe – right or wrong – in big government.

The obvious solution to misinformation is proper information. That’s in large part educational or learning.  Ideally that education is done in useful, informative, accurate, and hopefully compelling ways.

Arguably among the pressures that have harmed manufactured housing for the last two decades is misinformation plus how local, state, and federal officials or others can use – or abuse – information in ways to support policies or programs that are bad for the interests of the industry, and are demonstrably harmful to Americans at large.

One of the driving forces in American politics from the founding of our nation until today has been faith and religious beliefs.

How do the ideas of ‘big government’ or rising socialism in America line up with classic Jewish or Christian thinking? Let’s look at the evidence.

The Ten Commandments are a common belief for Jews and Christians alike. Bible Hub says that Leviticus 19:11 in the NET Bible is transliterated this way, “You must not steal, you must not tell lies, and you must not deal falsely with your fellow citizen.”

Most honest people would agree with those ideals.

These Scripture readings for the first day of the Labor Day weekend in the September issue of Magnificat speaks to similar issues. Above and below –  as we’ve done for years – brown and bold text is provided by MHProNews to emphasize a quote. The red below is from the Magnificat.

Ready? Listen up…

  • God chose the weak of the world…”

 

A reading from the first Letter of Saint Paul to the Corinthians 1:26-31.

Consider your own calling, brothers and sisters. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. Rather, God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise, and God chose the weak of the world to shame the strong, and God chose the lowly and despised of the world, those who count for nothing, to reduce to nothing those who are something, so that no human being might boast before God. It is due to him that you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God, as well as righteousness, sanctification, and redemption, so that, as it is written, Whoever boasts, should boast in the Lord.”

In the ancient Greek, the word “fear” can be understood as “reverential respect,” the type of reverence that a person gives to their Creator. The R is a response or refrain from the people who speak the R phrase, following those sung, chanted or read by the cantor or reader.

 

Psalm 33

R/ (12) Blessed the people the Lord has chosen to be his own.

Blessed the nation whose God is the Lord,

the people he has chosen for his own inheritance.

From heaven the Lord looks down;

he sees all mankind. R/

But see, the eyes of the Lord are upon those

who fear him,

upon those who hope for his kindness,

To deliver them from death

and preserve them in spite of famine. R/

Our soul waits for the Lord,

who is our help and our shield,

For in him our hearts rejoice;

in his holy name we trust. R/

 

I give you a new commandment:/ love one another as I have loved you.”

  • Since you have been faithful in small matters, come, share your master’s joy.

A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew 25:14-30:

Jesus told his disciples this parable: “A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one—to each according to his ability. Then he went away.

Immediately the one who received five talents went and traded with them, and made another five. Likewise, the one who received two made another two. But the man who received one went off and dug a hole in the ground and buried his master’s money.

After a long time the master of those servants came back and settled accounts with them. The one who had received five talents came forward bringing the ­additional five. He said, ‘Master, you gave me five talents. See, I have made five more.’ His master said to him, ‘Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master’s joy.’ Then the one who had received two talents also came forward and said, ‘Master, you gave me two talents. See, I have made two more.’ His master said to him, ‘Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Come, share your master’s joy.’

Then the one who had received the one talent came forward and said, ‘Master, I knew you were a demanding person, harvesting where you did not plant and gathering where you did not scatter; so out of fear I went off and buried your talent in the ground. Here it is back.’

His master said to him in reply, ‘You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I did not plant and gather where I did not scatter? Should you not then have put my money in the bank so that I could have got it back with interest on my return? Now then! Take the talent from him and give it to the one with ten.

For to everyone who has, more will be given and he will grow rich; but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away. And throw this useless servant into the darkness outside, where there will be wailing and grinding of teeth.’” [Source: Magnificat, 9.1.2018]

Pretty blunt, isn’t it?

Among the articles below are ones that deal with the troubling rise of socialism in America. Another reflects the sentiment of evangelicals and the upcoming midterms.

Trends, facts, and evidence are ignored by industry professionals, advocates, and investors at their own peril. Properly understanding the thinking and beliefs that drives or influences policies can be practical and compelling to millions.

The latest on the people, events, and stories that influence our industry are found below.

With no further adieu, consider what follows in the light of the above. Happy Sunday, and enjoy your Labor Day weekend.

 

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Passages – Stanley H. Jackson, Veteran, Patriot Homes Manufactured and Modular Housing Professional, Dies

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Clayton’s Surprising Result – Sunday Morning Weekly Recap, MH Headline Reports and News in Review Aug 19 to Aug 26, 2018

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Manufactured Home Retailer Draws Positive Media, as Affordable Housing Crisis Hits Local Market Hard

August 29th, 2018 Comments off

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In markets across the country, the effects of the affordable housing crisis are easy to find. In the Reno-Sparks area, local media reported just how bad the housing crunch has become. In that same market, local media has spotlighted a prominent manufactured home retailer for how business has become crazy busy.

 

Some bullets from the first video posted could be rounded off with these summary numbers:

  • 3500 families are on federal housing assistance
  • Another 2100 families are on a waiting list
  • About 1000 are in homeless shelters
  • Some 200 are homeless, without shelters

The video is insightful, in part, because it provides a sense of how such studies would often apply to local housing markets in an area near your location(s).

Now we may add the video interview in that was done at Craftsman Homes, Leo A. Poggione’s outfit. Poggione is the Secretary for the Executive Committee of the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI).

It is not our intention to reveal any location-specific results. But if you read and watch the local media’s report, you would think that new homes are flying off the shelf.  But a look at the June 2018 new home shipment data for IBTS tells a different story.

The first IBTS shipment data column below reflects statewide single section shipments.  The next are multi-sectionals, the third are total shipments into NV for the month, and the last column reflects the total floors shipped.

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There is little doubt that Craftsman or others in Nevada are doing better than a few years ago.  But ‘better’ from the industry’s historic bottom, is that something to brag about?  As our publisher recently said, with 20 years since our industry’s last peak, there are thousands of industry professionals who’ve never experienced a true boom.

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What this story tells us are many things, that regular, detail-focused Daily Business News readers – and/or MHProNews client companies – already know. Namely, that the industry should be doing many times more sales than what it’s experiencing.

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Per News 2 Reno…

Over his 27 years in the business,” said John Potter for News 2, “Tim Richardson at Craftsman Homes in Sparks has seen his industry’s ups and downs. These days, it’s definitely up. As he told me, “Business is good John. Business…oh we’re swamped.”

Tim and dealers like him are part of the comeback for manufactured homes,” wrote Potter, “deliveries of which have been on the rise since 2009…and are primed for more growth in the face of high, high prices for local site-built houses. Tim says home prices now in Reno “are crazy, and I really don’t know how people can afford them.”

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6 years of steady price gains have put owning a traditional house, out of reach of many Nevadans. And with affordable housing in such short supply, there aren’t many alternatives. Reno’s average price for a single family home is now $400,000.” Potter asks, “Tim’s price for a double wide? “You can get a multi-section home for right around $65,000. So your payment will be under $1,000 a month, which is less than renting an apartment.”

There is a catch…you also need to get the land you need. Tim says, “We have land packages in the low $200’s for an 1800-2000 square foot house,” says Potter, who closed by saying, “Bottom line, the manufactured home business is growing…while houses here aren’t getting cheaper.”

All of that rings true. But investors and professionals with sharp minds – and sharper CFOs – want to dig behind the headlines.

 

The Facts Don’t Lie

The data – properly understood – should spark ‘inspirational dissatisfaction.’

Circumstances are getting better, but there are also headwinds and road-bumps ahead too.

Significant Slowdown of New HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Growth in June, Per Latest Data

Per our publisher, “Leo at Craftsman is a genuinely likeable gent.” He should be happy about the media plug.

LeoPoggionePresidentCrafsmanHomesDevelopmentConsultantDailyBusinessNewsMHProNewsBut there’s a very different story than just a brief spark of local media recognition.  For those who look at the facts with clear eyes and minds, they ought to desire an understanding of what a report like this could mean for them in their own markets.

The industry is just scratching the surface of its potential. As Rick Rand told MHProNews recently, we are just seeing the tip of the iceberg.

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But even with all of the opportunities, the facts don’t lie.  The home buying public has serious questions.

Until those genuine consumer questions get answered, there will not be a full recovery of our industry.  To see why fact-based marketing and sales matter, see the related report, linked below.  “We Provide, You Decide.” © ## (News, analysis, and commentary.)

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