Manufactured Housing FAQ

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Q: Who needs a Manufactured Housing license?

Anyone that installs a new manufactured home in a HUD-Administered state or territory.

Q: How do I get licensed as a Manufactured Home Installer?

You must fill out the HUD 307 Manufactured Home Installer License Application with all required supplemental information. Make sure to fill out the forms entirely with accurate information and legible handwriting. When you submit the application, you must also include the following:

  1. A copy of your surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit and insurance policy.
  2. Proof of completion for an approved installer training course.

Applicaitons should be sent via:

Mail: Office of Manufactured Housing Installation Program
C/O SEBA Professional Services, LLC
1325 G Street, NW Suite 500
Washington DC 20005

Fax: 202-379-3340

Q: At present which states fall under the HUD-administered Manufactured Home Installation Program?

Alaska, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming

Iowa also accepts our Manufactured Housing courses but DOES NOT FALL under the HUD-Administered Manufactured Home Installation Program.

Q: Do I need a state or local license in HUD-Administered States?

You may still need a state, local and/or business license if required by your state or local government.

Q: If I already have a state contracting license do I still need a HUD-issued Installer license?

Yes, if you are installing a home in a HUD-Administered State.

Q: Under what authority does the Manufactured Housing program operate?

This program is mandated by Federal Law and HUD per CFR 24 3280, 3282, 3285, 3286 in parts.

Q: At present which states fall under the HUD-administered Manufactured Home Installation Program?

Alaska, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming

Iowa also accepts our Manufactured Housing courses but DOES NOT FALL under the HUD-Administered Manufactured Home Installation Program.

Q: What are the penalties for failure to comply with program requirements?

Any person who fails to comply with the requirements is subject to civil and criminal penalties, and to actions for injunctive relief pursuant to 24 CFR 3286.703.

Q: How are inspectors certified for the HUD Installation Program?

Inspectors are not certified or licensed through HUD for this program. However, inspectors must meet qualifications pursuant to 24 CFR 3286.511 to be able to inspect manufactured homes in HUD-Administered states.

Q: Do I need to get permits from my local building officials?

Yes, if your locality requires permits for the installation of manufactured homes, grading or land development activities, or environmental permits, i.e. well and septic permits you must still get all required permits from the State or local authority.

Q: How do I renew my HUD installer license?

You will receive an email renewal notice from HUD 6 months before your license expires. You must submit your renewal 60 days prior to the expiration date.

  1. Complete 8-hours of continuing education
  2. Reapply for licensure with your continuing education certificates of completion

Q: Do I have to complete continuing education to renew my HUD Installer license?

Yes, installers are required to complete 8-hours of continuing education to renew.

Q: What qualifies as continuing education?

A list will be published of contacts for qualifying continuing education providers and sent to licensed installers at the time they receive the notice for renewal.

Q: When does my HUD Installer license expire?

Every three years on the anniversary of licensure.

Q: What happens if my license expires?

You must reapply for licensure and complete a 12-hour prelicense course.

Q: Do training programs offered by states with a qualified installation program meet the training requirement for the HUD installer license?

No. Only approved programs for the HUD Installation Program are accepted.

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Continuing education requirements vary by state. Each course lists a minimum number of credit hours required to complete the course.

Each course lists the total amount of hours for the course. However, we cover materials quickly and many contractors like to re-watch materials. In other words, this question really depends on your learning style. We recommend that you go through the course as many times as you need to be comfortable with the material and any applicable reference books. The more familiar you are with the materials, the better you will do on your exam!

We allow up to 6 months for you to complete the courses. During the six months you have unlimited, 24/7 access. If you need additional time, please contact our offices to arrange an extension (please note: a fee may apply).

This varies depending on whether the course is continuing education or exam prep.

There are no quizzes for continuing education courses in Michigan. All other states with continuing education require quizzes to check completion progress.

In exam prep courses there will be a short quiz at the end of each lesson and there is also a longer practice test at the end of each course. These quizzes and tests will help you practice taking an exam and identify areas you may wish to study more.

Practice tests are just that: for practice. You will have the opportunity to retake the practice tests until you do pass. The practice tests are there to help you get used to the process of using your reference materials and finding the correct answers during an exam. If you don’t pass on the first try, take the time to note what sections of the material you need to review.

You are able to review the lessons and quizzes at any time during the six months you’ll have access to the courses.

If your state does not have a state installation program, you may contact HUD’s Office of Manufactured Housing Programs below:

Office of Manufactured Housing Programs
US Department of Housing and Urban Development

451 Seventh Street, SW, Room 9170
Washington, DC 20410-8000
(202) 708-6423 or (800) 927-2891

Tommy Colley, Assistant Administrator
Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission

350 South Decatur Street
Montgomery, AL  36104-4306
(334) 242-4036 ext. 22

Tara Brunetti, Assistant Deputy Director
Arizona Department of Housing
Office of Manufactured Housing

1110 West Washington, Suite 280
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 771-1000

Aaron Howard, Director
Arkansas Manufactured Home Commission

101 E. Capitol Avenue, Suite 210
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 324-9032

Henry A. Greene, Codes and Standards Administrator I
Department of Housing and Community Development
Manufactured and Factory-Built Housing Programs

9342 Tech Center Drive, Suite 500
Sacramento, CA  95826

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 31
Sacramento, CA  95812-0031
(916) 445-3338

Maulid (Mo) Miskell
Program Manager
Housing Technology and Standards Section
Department of Local Affairs, Division of Housing

1313 Sherman Street, #321
Denver, CO 80203-2244
(303) 864-7833

David C. Mangler, Director
Department of State
Division of Professional Regulation
Delaware Manufactured Home Installation Board

861 Silver Lake Blvd., Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 744-4500

Joanne Mis, Operations Services Manager
Manufactured Housing Section

318 SE 25th Avenue
Ocala, FL  34471
(352) 512-6799

Jeffrey Hogan, State Fire Marshal
Manufactured Housing Division
State Fire Marshal’s Office

2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Suite 920, West Tower
Atlanta, GA  30334
(404) 656-2064

Mike Davis, Inspector/Advisor, SAA/IPIA Coordinator
State of Idaho 
Division of Building Safety

1090 E. Watertower Street, Suite 150
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 332-8986

Deanna Alexander, Director
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Indiana Real Estate Commission
Real Estate Appraiser Licensure and Certification Board
Home Inspectors Licensing Board
Manufactured Home Installer Licensing Board
Indiana Auctioneer Commission

402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 234-3009

Rich Bolten, Manufactured Housing Coordinator
State Fire Marshal’s Division

215 E. 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0047
(515) 725-6157

Randy Holm, Program Manager
Kansas Housing Resources Corporation

611 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603-3812
(785) 217-2062

Duane S. Curry, Director
Building Codes Enforcement
Department of Housing, Building, and Construction
Manufactured Housing Division

101 Sea Hero Road, Suite 100
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 573-0373

Calvin Klein, Chairman
Louisiana Manufactured Housing Division

8181 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 362-5500

Robert LeClair, Executive Director
Maine Manufactured Housing
Department of Professional and Financial Regulations

35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035
(207) 624-8612 

Randy Vogt, Administrator
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Construction Codes and Licensing Division

443 Lafayette Road North
St. Paul, MN 55155-4341
(651) 284-5875

Timothy L. Fagerburg,
Deputy Supervisor, Factory Built Home Division
State Fire Marshal’s Office
Mississippi Insurance Department

660 North Street, Suite 100B
Jackson, MS 39205-0079
(601) 359-1071

Justin Smith, Program Manager
Missouri Public Service Commission
Manufactured Housing and Modular Units Programs

200 Madison Street, Suite 500
P.O. Box 360
Jefferson City, MO 65102-3254
(800) 819-3180

Steve G. Aichroth, Administrator 
Nevada Housing Division
Manufactured Housing Division

1830 East College Parkway, Suite 120
Carson City, Nevada 89706
(775) 687-2246​

Rick Wisler, Administrator III
OPLC Real Estate Commission
Board of Manufactured Housing

121 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH  03301
(603) 271-0606

Jesus O. Carrasco, Acting Director
Regulation and Licensing Department
Construction Industries Division and Manufactured Housing Division

505 S. Main Street, Suite 118
Las Cruces, NM  88004

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 939
Las Cruces, NM  88004
(505) 490-2998

Brian Scot Tollisen, PE, Assistant Director for Regional Services
Building Standards and Codes Division
NYS Department of State

One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1160
Albany, NY 12231-0001
(518) 474-4073

Joseph H. Sadler, Jr., PE, Deputy Director
Manufactured Building Division
Office of the State Fire Marshal
NC Department of Insurance

325 N. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603-1388

Mailing Address:
1202 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1202
(919) 647-0000

Rory J. Hoffmann
North Dakota Department of Commerce
Division of Community Services

107 2nd Avenue NW
Medina, ND  58467-7303
(701) 486-3330

Jaqueline T. Williams, Executive Director
Ohio Department of Commerce
Division of Industrial Compliance

6606 Tussing Road
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
(614) 644-2223

John W. Maile
Oklahoma Used Motor Vehicle and Parts Commission

2401 NW 23rd Street, Suite 57
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 521-3600

Mark Campion, Policy Analyst/SAA Coordinator
Building Codes Division
Department of Consumer and Business Services

1535 Edgewater Street, NW
Salem, OR 97304-4635

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 14470
Salem, OR  97309-0404
(503) 378-4530

Michael Moglia, Program Administrator
Housing Standards Division
PA Department of Community and Economic Development
Commonwealth Keystone Building

400 North Street, 4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA  17120-0225
(717) 720-7416

Roger K. Lowe, MCP CBO, Administrator
South Carolina Building Codes Council
South Carolina Contractors’ Licensing Board
South Carolina Manufactured Housing Board
South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation

110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, SC 29210

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211-1329
(803) 896-4688

Jenny Taylor, Director
Manufactured Housing Section
Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office
Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Division of Fire Prevention

500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN  37243
(615) 253-5317

Bradlee Dansbee, Field Operations Manager
Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Manufactured Housing Division

4413 82nd Street, Suite 200
Lubbock, TX 79424
(806) 794-2105

Robyn Barkdull, Bureau Manager
State of Utah
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

P. O. Box 146741
160 E. 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT  84111-6741
(801) 530-6727


Jeff Brown, Director of State Building Codes Office
Division of Building and Fire Regulation
VA Department of Housing and Community Development

600 East Main Street, Suite 1100
Richmond, VA  23219
(804) 371-7161

Craig Sedlacek, FAS and Compliance Chief
Factory Assembled Structures
Department of Labor and Industries
Installer/SAA Program

7273 Linderson Way SW
Tumwater, WA 98501-5414

Mailing Addresses:
P. O. Box 44420
Olympia, WA  98504-4420

Factory Assembled Structures
P. O. Box 44430
Olympia, WA  98504-4430

(360) 902-5225 or 800-647-0982 option 6

Mitchell E. Woodrum, Commissioner
West Virginia Division of Labor

1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
State Capitol Complex- Building 3, Room 200
Charleston, WV  25305
(304) 558-7890

Dave Ross, Secretary
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

1400 East Washington Avenue, Room 112
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 266-2112 or (877) 617-1565

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