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Energy Standards for Manufactured Housing

  • Ensure the federal government’s energy efficiency standards for manufactured housing are realistic and keep homes affordable.
  • Ensure HUD is the sole regulator of manufactured housing construction standards, including energy.

Financing

  • Ensure federal financing programs that support homeownership include manufactured housing.
  • Support state associations with legislative and regulatory advocacy impacting consumer financing.

Zoning

  • Include manufactured housing in federal efforts to eliminate exclusionary local land-use policies.
  • Strengthen HUD’s policy and engagement regarding zoning and preemption.
  • Support efforts at the state and local level to overcome zoning and land-use barriers.

HUD Code

  • Finalize pending HUD Code updates and ensure a more regular cadence for HUD Code updates.
  • Delete the requirement in federal law that manufactured homes are only those built on a permanent chassis and ensure changes to HUD Code and state statutes to facilitate a regulatory process for new home types built to the federal code.

Land-Lease Communities

  • Educate policymakers about the benefits of land-lease communities.
  • Ensure that federal actions to support affordable housing include support for land-lease communities.
  • Combat efforts to impose national landlord tenant policies.
  • Support state associations with pending legislative and regulatory proposals that impact land-lease communities.

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