6,055 New HUD-Code Homes Shipped in June 2015
In June 2015, 6,055 new manufactured homes were shipped, an increase of 7.6 percent from June 2014. Compared with the same month last year, there were increases in home shipments across the board, with single section home shipments up 7.5 percent and shipments of multisection homes up 7.7 percent. Total floors shipped in June 2015 were 9,466 an increase of 7.7 percent compared with June 2014.
Compared with the prior year, 2015 recorded shipment increases in the first half of the year. Shipments from January through June this year totaled 33,302 homes compared with 30,657 homes in 2014, a net increase of 8.6 percent.
The seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of shipments was 66,633 in June 2015, up 5.1 percent from the adjusted rate of 63,427 in May 2015. The SAAR corrects for normal seasonal variations and projects annual shipments based on the current monthly total.
The number of plants reporting production in June 2015 was 121 and the number of active corporations was 36, both unchanged from the previous month.
MHI members can click here to access the June 2015 report.