HUD HOC Reference Guide

Construction & New Homes: Minimum Property Standards

Chapter 1
Appraisal & Property Requirements
Page 1-08d

A. Introduction | B. Construction definitions | C. General requirements | D. Minimum property standards
E. Subdivision approvals | F. Final inspection on properties

D. Minimum Property Standards (MPS)

Appraisers and others dealing with FHA loans should be familiar with HUD Handbook 4910.1 Appendix K, Minimum Property Standards for Housing, which contains a summary of the basic requirements for newly constructed single family homes insured by FHA.

Content Archived: October 25, 2012