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HUD home shipments up in May 2012

The report for May 2012 is out and the numbers are still looking up, especially in comparison to May 2011.  In fact, 5,197 new manufactured homes were shipped which is up 16.1% from May of 2011.  Single-section and multi-section homes numbers were also up in comparison to last year.

The shipments each month of 2012 have consistently been an increase in each month in comparison to the same time frame of 2011.  From January through the month of May, the 2012 shipments have yielded 22,627 homes in comparison of the same time frame of 2011 which yielded 18,125 homes.

In May of this year a total of 8,032 floors were shipped which is an increase of 16.9% from May 2011.  55,982 was the *SAAR or the seasonally adjusted annual rate of shipments for May of 2012.  This SAAR is up 6.3% from the of 52,642 in April of 2012.

122 plants were reported production in May of 2012.  This number was down by one from April.  The number of active corporations was 45 which was unchanged from the prior month.

To check out the entire report go here.

*The SAAR corrects for normal variations in shipments and projects annual shipments based on the current monthly total.

July 16, 2012 Posted by | General Information | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment