Not a joke but a misunderstanding. Saw this in another group a few days ago:
"As I have posted about a dozen times today, Hyperbola
The RVIA -requested- this rule
ELKHART — A muddied definition of recreational vehicles that alarmed
the industry two years ago — classifying park model RVs as permanent
rather than temporary housing — is being cleaned up in a revised U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development rule.
The proposed rule, published this week, is intended to draw a bright
and distinct line between large park model RVs and manufactured
“What we have now is a very complex set of criteria that is
ill-defined,” explained Matt Wald, executive director of park model RVs
at the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association. “These new rules
would allow manufacturers, campground owners, RV owners and dealers to
know what exactly a park model RV is.”
In a joint statement, RVIA, The National RV Dealers Association and the
National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds said that without this
new rule change, the RV lifestyle could be “regulated out of existence.”"