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Clayton to Unveil ‘Have It Made’ Campaign Promoting Homeownership

Clayton to Unveil 'Have It Made' Campaign Promoting Homeownership

Clayton to Unveil ‘Have It Made’ Campaign Promoting Homeownership National homebuilder encourages home buyers to consider Clayton Built® homes as solution to affordable housing crisis Sep 1, 2017 MARYVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Clayton, one of the largest home builders in America, is kicking off its biggest marketing campaign to date focused on how its building process can help provide affordable housing to hardworking families. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8011655-clayton-have-it-made-homeownership/ The Have It Made® initiative will launch nationwide on Sept. […]

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OMHA Final Senate Finance Testimony – June 15, 2017

OMHA Final Senate Finance Testimony - June 15, 2017

June 15, 2018 Gongwer news coverage Tim Williams Testimony before the Ohio Senate Finance Committee – Time 2:09 to 2:17 Senate Committee Hearings – Finance Manufactured Homes: Tim Williams, executive director of the Ohio Manufactured Homes Association, argued against the elimination of the OMHC as an independent agency. He claimed the fire death statistics given by the governor’s administration were not applicable to manufactured homes built under the oversight of the commission. In addition, the House appropriation to maintain the […]

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Letter: Manufactured homes are misunderstood

Letter: Manufactured homes are misunderstood

Letter: Manufactured homes are misunderstood Columbus Dispatch Posted Jun 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM When Ohio’s state senators meet in the coming days to consider the future of the independent commission responsible for the safety of manufactured homes, we believe facts will overcome fiction. From the moment Gov. John Kasich and his administration proposed to eliminate the Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission, the air has been full of misleading information and derogatory comments directed at almost 1 million Ohioans who live in manufactured homes. Thankfully, House […]

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Advocates Of Manufactured Homes Urge Ohio Senate To Keep Oversight Commission

Advocates Of Manufactured Homes Urge Ohio Senate To Keep Oversight Commission

Advocates Of Manufactured Homes Urge Ohio Senate To Keep Oversight Commission By Debbie Holmes • WOSU Public Media 5/25/2017 Now called Grove City Mobile Home Park, the manufactured home park opened in 1937. Debbie Holmes Advocates for regulating the safety of manufactured homes in Ohio are urging the state senate to reject efforts by Governor Kasich’s administration to gut an independent oversight commission. Ohio’s Manufactured Homes Commission, which has a $1.2 million annual budget, conducts safety inspections and helps resolve […]

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Manufactured Homes Meet Strict Federal Fire Safety Standards; Kasich Administration Wrong About Jurisdiction Over Fire Safety in Manufactured Home Communities

Manufactured Homes Meet Strict Federal Fire Safety Standards; Kasich Administration Wrong About Jurisdiction Over Fire Safety in Manufactured Home Communities

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Media Contact: Tim Williams, Ohio Manufactured Homes Association Office 614-799-2340 Manufactured Homes Meet Strict Federal Fire Safety Standards; Kasich Administration Wrong About Jurisdiction Over Fire Safety in Manufactured Home Communities COLUMBUS, OHIO (May 23, 2017) — Modern manufactured homes meet strict federal fire safety standards that make them as safe as site-built homes, with fewer fires and fatality rates comparable to other types of housing, the Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA) said today. The association […]

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Residents, Business Leaders Ask Ohio Senate to Preserve Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission; Testimony Casts Doubt on Kasich Administration Plan

Residents, Business Leaders Ask Ohio Senate to Preserve Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission; Testimony Casts Doubt on Kasich Administration Plan

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Media Contact: Tim Williams, Ohio Manufactured Homes Association Mobile 614-905-7852 Office 614-799-2340 TWilliams@omha-usa.org Residents, Business Leaders Ask Ohio Senate to Preserve Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission; Testimony Casts Doubt on Kasich Administration Plan  COLUMBUS, OH (May 18, 2017) – Leaders of a statewide group of manufactured home residents and the Ohio Manufactured Homes Association today urged State Senators to keep the Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission (“Commission”) and called into question statements Governor John Kasich and members […]

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Supporters, Residents of Manufactured Homes in Ohio Urge State Senate to Reject Kasich Administration Proposal to Gut Independent Commission Responsible for Safety Inspections

Supporters, Residents of Manufactured Homes in Ohio Urge State Senate to Reject Kasich Administration Proposal to Gut Independent Commission Responsible for Safety Inspections

For Immediate Release Media Contact:Tim Williams, OMHA Phone: 614-799-2340 twilliams@omha-usa.org Supporters, Residents of Manufactured Homes in Ohio Urge State Senate to Reject Kasich Administration Proposal to Gut Independent Commission Responsible for Safety Inspections Columbus, Ohio (May 11, 2017)–Supporters and residents of manufactured homes in Ohio are united in their fight to keep an independent oversight commission in place despite efforts by the Kasich Administration to slash safety inspections for the factory-built residences. Members of the Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA) […]

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Kasich Proposal Abolishing Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission Opposed

Kasich Proposal Abolishing Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission Opposed

For Immediate Release  Kasich Proposal Abolishing Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission Opposed Initial Ohio Senate Hearing Scheduled for May 11   Columbus, Ohio (May 10, 2017) –Statement by Tim Williams, Executive Director, Ohio Manufactured Homes Association “Governor Kasich is entitled to his own opinion but not his own set of facts. Administration officials have demonstrated a casual relationship with the facts regarding the lifestyle, quality and safety of manufactured homes. This appears to be more about the Administration’s ego than the […]

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Don’t Ignore the Real Facts about Manufactured Home Safety

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Media Contact: Tim Williams, OMHA Phone 614-799-2340 Don’t Ignore the Real Facts about Manufactured Home Safety COLUMBUS, OH (May 10, 2017) – Manufactured homes built since 1976 are safer than homes traditionally built on land. Nationally, manufactured homes have 38-44% fewer fires and lower civilian fire injuries than site-built homes. The Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA) and the national Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) are setting the record straight about manufactured home safety in response to […]

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MANUFACTURED HOME FIRE SAFETY: AN HONEST DISCUSSION

As reported on www.ManufacturedHomes.com MANUFACTURED HOME FIRE SAFETY: AN HONEST DISCUSSION By Leo Gomon Posted January 29, 2014 In Manufactured Homes MANUFACTURED HOME FIRE SAFETY: AN HONEST DISCUSSION There are those who believe that a manufactured home is more susceptible to fire than other types of dwellings. As a result, there are many who will not even consider this affordable housing choice. This would be understandable, if it was true, but the truth is that the modern manufactured home may […]

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