Below is information about different “Home Types”. If you have a question that you would like answered feel free to submit your question here.
Mobile Home: A factory-built home that is 1) built prior to June 15, 1976, and 2) not built to a uniform construction code.
Manufactured Home: Any home factory-built in the U.S. to the HUD Title 6 construction standards (commonly known as “the HUD-code”). The HUD-code took effect June 15, 1976.
Modular Home: Any home factory-built to a local state code. In some cases, a state may have adopted one of the uniform construction codes (i.e. UBC, IRC, etc.).
Park Model Home: (aka RV Park Model or Park Trailer) A transportable recreational vehicle which has a body width not exceeding 14 feet and which is built on a single chassis and is designed to provide seasonal or temporary living quarters when connected to utilities necessary for operation of installed fixtures and appliances. The total area of the unit in a setup mode, when measured from the exterior surface of the exterior stud walls at the level of maximum dimensions, not including any bay window, does not exceed 400 square feet when constructed to ANSI A-119.5 standards, and 500 square feet when constructed to United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Standards.
Trailer Home: A wheeled vehicle that can be pulled by a car or truck and is equipped for occupancy (e.g., travel trailer, fifth wheel trailer).