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OMHA Fact Sheet

OMHA Fact Sheet

OMHA Fact Sheet What: Ohio Manufactured Homes Association Purpose: A non-profit organization with a strategic vision that strives to make manufactured housing a standard way of life in Ohio. OMHA represents the interests of manufacturers, retailers, community owners and service providers to the manufactured housing industry in Ohio. Mission: To help people experience the lifestyle associated with home ownership in the most economical way. Whether it’s in a planned community or on private property of the consumer’s choice, manufactured homes […]

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Manufactured homes meet a variety of housing needs

Manufactured homes meet a variety of housing needs

Manufactured homes meet a variety of housing needs Manufactured homes are the fastest-growing type of housing in the U.S. for two reasons: affordability and value. This type of housing is the answer for thousands of Ohio residents who haven’t been able to qualify for their own homes at today’s prices. With site-built housing costs averaging $164,217 (without land), many residents are priced out of the market, especially if they are young, or have single or fixed incomes. With household composition […]

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Inside a manufactured home

Inside a manufactured home

Inside a manufactured home There are two ways to build a home. Outdoors in the elements … where materials, workers and the entire homebuilding process are at the mercy of Mother Nature. Workers are limited to the use of only basic tools. It’s also a place where construction can come to a halt for long periods of time because of the shortage of workers, or weather conditions. Or, you can choose to have your home built in a controlled, modern […]

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A History Lesson

A History Lesson

A History Lesson Gone are the days of the traditional mobile home, a shoebox towed around on its own chassis. These days, the houses are set on a foundation, where they usually stay put. Some have a spiffier, more suburban appearance as well. Half the houses being sold are multi-section. When Fortune magazine reported sales of manufactured homes as “sizzling,” this was the explanation: sales of manufactured homes increased one year at a rate twice the overall rate of new single-family homes. […]

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