HUD HOC Reference Guide
Manufactured Homes: Eligibility & General Requirements - Title IIChapter 1
Appraisal & Property Requirements
D. Foundation compliance | E. Site | F. Tags | G. Title I
A. Eligibility & general requirements - Title II
A Manufactured Home is a structure that is transportable in one or more sections. In traveling mode, the home is eight feet or more in width and forty feet or more in length. A Manufactured Home is designed and constructed to the Federal Manufactured Construction and Safety Standards and is so labeled. To be eligible for FHA mortgage insurance, all manufactured homes must comply with the following:
Modular construction is also a factory-built home, but is treated the same as stick-built housing.
For information on FHA Insurance under the Title II Program, see HUD Handbooks 4150.2 Chapter 8; HUD Handbook 4145.1, Rev-2, Section 3-4 and Appendix 11; HUD Handbook 4155.2 Chapter 4; Mortgagee Letter 2009-16; and Permanent Foundations Guide for Manufactured Housing (HUD-7584), dated September 1996 (Mortgagee Letter 1997-36). The latter is a revision of HUD Handbook 4930.3G, dated August 1989. The guide and software may also be obtained by calling: 1-800-245-2691.
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