HUD seeks comments on new rules for manufactured homes

Department hopes labels, notices on manufactured homes will help locate defects

By Peter Fabris, Contributor | April 18, 2014

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking comment on new rules that would require manufactured home producers to place labels and notices in and on manufactured homes. The rules would “protect HUD's interests by requiring certain features of design and construction. In addition, some information collected assists both HUD and state agencies in locating manufactured homes with defects, which then would create the need for notification and/or correction by the manufacturer.” Comments are due June 10.

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