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A Community Guide to Factory-Built Housing



Release Date: 
September 2001 (87 pages)
Posted Date:   
September 1, 2001



There is a tremendous need for new homes in America's cities and towns. To meet this demand, the home building industry has developed and adopted many technological innovations to provide new homes more quickly and more efficiently while still keeping homes affordable and of a high quality. New techniques, materials, tools, and organizational methods are particularly common in the "factory-built" housing world. Manufactured and modular housing–the most common forms of factory-built housing–are now common alternatives to traditionally constructed homes due in large part to these improvements. A Community Guide to Factory-Built Housing, seeks to share these alternatives with a wider audience.


FULL TEXT:
* Adobe Acrobat (*.pdf, 3817 KB)

SECTIONS:
* Ch. 1-2 (*.pdf, 808 KB)
* Ch. 3-5 (*.pdf, 1042 KB)
* Ch. 6 (*.pdf, 145 KB)
* Ch. 7 (*.pdf, 786 KB)
* Ch. 7. cont. (*.pdf, 1063 KB)

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