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President Trump Signs Legislation Giving Manufactured Housing Retailers and Sellers Relief from the Dodd-Frank Act

President Trump Signs Legislation Giving Manufactured Housing Retailers and Sellers Relief from the Dodd-Frank Act

President Trump Signs Legislation Giving Manufactured Housing Retailers and Sellers Relief from the Dodd-Frank Act Calling today a great day for America, American workers, and small businesses, President Trump signed into law S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.” S. 2155 includes a provision clarifying that a manufactured housing retailer or seller is not inappropriately considered a mortgage “loan originator” simply because they provide a customer with some assistance in the mortgage loan process. S. 2155 […]

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Ohio Commerce Department Encouraged to Continue Strong Safety Record of Manufactured Homes Commission

Ohio Commerce Department Encouraged to Continue Strong Safety Record of Manufactured Homes Commission

January 23, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Tim Williams twilliams@omha-usa.org 614-799-2340 OHIO COMMERCE DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGED TO CONTINUE STRONG SAFETY RECORD OF MANUFACTURED HOMES COMMISSION In a January 8, 2018 article in Columbus Business First regarding manufactured homes several misconceptions were cited by the Ohio Department of Commerce (“DOC”). The Department of Commerce is the new state regulator of manufactured homes as of January 21, 2018. Governor John Kasich abolished the independent Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission (“MH Commission”) and assumed control […]

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Regional Chapter Map

Regional Chapter Map

OMHA BOARD ELECTIONS It’s time to prepare for the biannual OMHA Chapter and Board Elections for 2018-2019.  November of every odd numbered year chapters have the opportunity to elect officers and representatives to the OMHA Board of Directors. There is an increasing need for members to attend chapter meetings to network and learn about the latest industry and regulatory developments.  With the OMHC transition into the Department of Commerce we plan to have regional meetings updating members of the new […]

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OMHA Member Benefit Survey

OMHA Member Benefit Survey Link Below https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HRCBWM2 Thanks for your participation!    

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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: The Have It Made® initiative will launch nationwide on Sept. […]

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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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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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ISSUE BRIEF: FIRE SAFETY

ISSUE BRIEF: FIRE SAFETY

Fire Safety Modern manufactured homes are safer than traditional site-built homes and pre-1976 mobile homes. The manufactured housing industry produces the safest and most fire-resistant home available in the market today. NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION (NFPA) STUDY- MANUFACTURED HOMES SAFER THAN SITE BUILT HOMES-FIRE SAFETY       The results of a 2013 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) report comparing the impacts of fires on manufactured and traditional housing showed:  The fire-death rate in HUD Code homes, those built after 1976, […]

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Join OMHA’s BWC Group Rating Program

Join OMHA's BWC Group Rating Program

Join OMHA’s BWC Group Rating Program Get your non obligation quote now! Join OMHA’s Group Rating Program to save up to 50% Call Andy Frank or fill out the application from link below. http://www.careworkscomp.com/groupratingapplication/omha   URGENT DEADLINE Payroll true-up reports are due to BWC no later than Aug. 15, 2016.  If you have not submitted your True-Up please do so immediately!! At the end of each private employer policy period (July), it is necessary to reconcile estimated payroll with actual […]

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