Archive for the Factory Built Homes Category

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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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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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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National Fire Protection Association

As reported by the National Fire Protection Association Fire Safety in Manufactured Homes About manufactured homes Manufactured homes (sometimes called “mobile” homes) are transportable structures that are fixed to a chassis and specifically designed to be towed to a residential site. They are not the same as modular or prefabricated homes, which are factory-built and then towed in sections to be installed at a permanent location. In order to distinguish between modular, prefabricated and recreational trailer homes, the following definition […]

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Louisville Show Testimonials

Louisville Show Testimonials

We’re just back from the 2016 Louisville Home Show where we saw new models, great new features, bigger houses, the latest in energy efficiency, and many of these homes can be built to your own specifications. Manufactured homes have changed dramatically since their humble beginnings. The quality is outstanding. The choices are endless. Click Here to Hear More!

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2016 Louisville Show

2016 Louisville Show

The 2016 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky RECAP: We’re just back from the 2016 Louisville Home Show where we saw new models, great new features, bigger houses, the latest in energy efficiency, and many of these homes can be built to your own specifications. Manufactured homes have changed dramatically since their humble beginnings. The quality is outstanding. The choices are endless. Click Here to Hear More!   BACKGROUND: You Need To Be There! One would have to be […]

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Eastern Ohio Home Show -Recap

Eastern Ohio Home Show -Recap

        The 2014 Eastern Ohio Home Show was a Resounding Success!  Friday, May 16th – Sunday, May 18th, 2014  The 2014 Eastern Ohio Home Show Recap In spite of the cool temperatures and intermittent rain the Eastern Ohio Home show went off without a hitch.  OMHA reported a solid turnout with the three day attendance of nearly 3,000 people. Because of such strong support of the OMHA Board of Directors, sponsors, Show manufacturers, retailers, MH communities, industry […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Manufactured Homes

Frequently Asked Questions about Manufactured Homes

Frequently Asked Questions about Manufactured Homes Frequently Asked Questions about Manufactured Homes If you have decided that a manufactured home may be the home choice for you, but you still want to know more about the purchase and move-in process, read on to find the answers to the most frequently asked questions. What can I afford?  Your consultant will meet with you to “pre-qualify” you for your mortgage (if you’re placing your home on private property) or for your consumer […]

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