RV/MH Hall of Fame News

Frank Walter

A 23 year Vice President of Technical Activities for the institute, he is recognized for his leadership and knowledge of engineering, design, and construction issues in the industry. For over 2 decades, he has been recognized as the leading authority on HUD Code home matters. He served 7 years as Secretary of the Manufactured Housing Research Alliance, formed to further advance technology in manufactured housing. For more than a dozen years, he escorted Housing and Urban Development Department staff members on tours of manufactured housing plants to give them first hand knowledge of the industry. He is a recipient of the Earl Swett Standards Award for outstanding technical contributions to the industry. Upon his retirement, the award was renamed the Frank Walter Standards Award in his honor.