HUD HOC Reference Guide
Manufactured Homes: Foundation ComplianceChapter 1
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D. Foundation Compliance
All foundation systems, new and existing, must meet the FHA guidelines in effect at the time of the certification. The current guidelines are published in the Permanent Foundations Guide for Manufactured Housing (HUD-4930.3G), dated September 1996. A certification attesting to compliance with this handbook must be obtained from a licensed professional engineer or registered architect. A copy of the certification must be included in the lenders loan file and the insuring binder when submitted to HUD/FHA.
B. The Certification on Foundation Compliance is not required in the loan file or insuring binder for:
Permanent Foundations Guide for Manufactured Housing (HUD-4930.3G), and software can be ordered from HUDuser online or by calling (800) 245-2691.
For additional information on eligibility requirements for manufactured homes and foundation systems, see Mortgagee Letter 2009-16, HUD Handbook 4150.2 Chapter 8, and HUD Handbook 4155.2 Chapter 4.
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