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Hud's Proposed Rule Affecting RV Living And Tiny Houses Causes Uproar On Regulatory Docket [View]
Source: The Inquisitr
Published: Saturday, April 2, 2016.
Summary: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has a proposed rule on the docket that would modify a current exemption in the Manufactured Home Procedural and Enforcement Regulations. As the tiny house and RV living trend grows, more people are choosing to live in alternative types of homes with less space and less overhead.

RV Sales Soaring [View]
Source: KIMT-TV, Forest City, IA
Published: Thursday, March 31, 2016.
Summary: “It’s fun, it’s an incredible free way to travel and see the world. You’re on your own schedule, you don’t care what time it is or what day it is, if you don’t care for where you’re at you move the next day so it’s not surprising to us,” Heidi Thompson, General Manager of Lichtsinn RV said.

Joe Maddon Moves Out Of Beloved RV As Cubs Embark On Their Long Journey [View]
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
Summary: But once the season ends and his downtime begins anew, Maddon will get behind the wheel of his 45-foot RV, nicknamed "Cousin Eddie 2.0," and continue his quest for nothingness. Cousin Eddie 2.0 is the successor to the original Cousin Eddie, a smaller RV named in honor of the beer-drinking slob Randy Quaid played in many of the "Vacation" movies.

Booming RV Industry Provides Jobs, Helps Community (Video) [View]
Source: WNDU-TV
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
Summary: The RV industry is booming across the country. With a 12 percent increase in shipments this February compared to last, the profits are trickling down into our local economy as well. Statistics from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development show Elkhart County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state at 4.2 percent.

RV Sales Continue To Surge In February [View]
Source: The Elkhart Truth
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
Summary: That seems to be the refrain from the RV industry this year. All signs are pointing up for Elkhart County’s dominant source of employment based on an increase in February shipments compared to a year ago. The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association on Tuesday reported shipments from RV manufacturers reached 35,929 units in February. That represents a 13.9 increase over January and 12.1 percent increase over February 2015.

Buyers Gain Borrowing Power At RV Show [View]
Source: Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2016.
Summary: Approaching the Mesa County Fairgrounds from U.S. Highway 50, first-timers might feel overwhelmed by the gleaming array of 21st century super vehicles parked there in anticipation of “the largest annual RV show in western Colorado.”

RV Or Bust: Local Industry Reporting Record Sales [View]
Source: Traverse City Ticker
Published: Tuesday, March 29, 2016.
Summary: Don't be surprised if you see more recreational vehicles -- from pop-up camper trailers to Airstreams -- on the road this summer. The RV industry – nearly wiped out by the economic recession of the late 2000s – is back and finding new fans among the younger set, with assists from low interest rates and low fuel prices. A recent national report highlighting the robust $14.5 billion dollar industry also finds local RV dealerships reporting incredible business, The Ticker has heard.

Ready For A Road Trip? RVs Are Rolling Back Into Fashion (Radio) [View]
Published: Monday, March 28, 2016.
Summary: Near record numbers of Americans are buying second homes — the kind on wheels, that is. The Great Recession almost totaled the RV industry, but now camper trailers and motor homes are popular again. Daryn Anderson is the owner of an RV dealership south of Kansas City, and he says his sales here have roughly tripled since the bottom of the recession.

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