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Datacomp Releases 2017 JLT Manufactured Home Community Rent, Occupancy Reports for Oregon, Washington & Minnesota

Reports provide information on 264 communities, including 56 in the new Minneapolis report

Grand Rapids, Mich. (Nov. 16, 2017) – Datacomp, publisher of JLT Market Reports and the nation’s #1 provider of market data for the manufactured housing industry, today announced the publication of its November 2017 manufactured home community rent and occupancy reports for markets in Oregon, Washington and the Minneapolis-St. Paul MSA.

Recognized as the industry standard for manufactured home community market analysis for more than 20 years, JLT Market Reports provide detailed research and information on communities located in 131 major housing markets throughout the United States, including the latest rent trends and statistics, marketing programs and a variety of other useful management insights.

Datacomp’s manufactured housing market data published in the November 2017 JLT Market Reports includes information on 264 “All ages” and “55+” manufactured home communities located in Oregon’s four major markets, three major markets in Washington and the Minneapolis-St. Paul MSA. Altogether, the reports include data representations for about 46,867 homesites, up from 17,319 homesites in 2016.

“We are pleased to expand our reporting in November to include data on 56 new communities and 14,949 homesites in Minneapolis-St. Paul. This is information that will be updated and published annually, as is custom for our full range of reports,” Datacomp Executive Vice President Darren Krolewski said. “All of our reports are designed to assist in business decision making for owners, managers and others manufactured housing professionals with interests in specific markets.”

Each JLT manufactured home community rent and occupancy report published by Datacomp includes detailed information about investment grade communities in the major markets, including number of homesites, occupancy rates, average mobile home community rents and increases, community amenities, vacant sites, and repossessed and inventory homes.

JLT Market Reports also include management insights that rank communities by number of homesites, occupancy rates and highest to lowest rents. Established reports show trends in each market with a comparison of November 2017 rents and occupancy rates to November 2016, as well as a historical recap of rents and occupancy from 1996 to present date in most markets.

The November 2017 JLT Market Reports for Oregon, Washington and Minnesota are available for purchase and immediate download online at the Datacomp JLT Market Report website at, or they may be ordered by phone in electronic or printed editions at (800) 588-5426. Each fully updated report for manufactured home communities is a comprehensive look at investment grade properties within a market, enabling owners and managers, lenders, appraisers, brokers and other organizations to effectively benchmark those communities and make informed decisions.

About JLT Market Reports

For more than 20 years, countless professionals have trusted JLT Market Reports for timely and accurate management reports on land lease manufactured home communities. JLT Market Reports are currently published for 131 markets nationwide and are recognized as the industry standard for manufactured housing industry data. In 2014, JLT & Associates merged its resources, skills and expertise with Datacomp, the industry’s oldest and largest national manufactured home appraisal company and number one provider of market data for the manufactured housing industry, and MHVillage, the premier website for advertising mobile homes for rent and sale nationwide. For more information, or to purchase complete JLT Market Reports, call (800) 588-5426 or visit