The purpose of the act is to implement the provisions of the Federal Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000. The Act provides for the certification of manufacturers, retailers, installers and mechanics (servicing the structural parts of the home). The law only applies to the federally approved manufactured homes and the relocations of mobile homes, not New York State approved modular homes. It provides for the establishment of training and continuing education programs, standards for warranty seals and bonding requirements. The Act provides for the creation of the Manufactured Housing Advisory Council and dispute resolution process. It also provides for the establishment of penalties for violations and other provisions for compliance with federal laws. It is the responsibility of the licensees to understand the Manufactured Housing Laws and regulations: Article 21-B of the Executive law, Title 19 NYCRR Chapter XXXII Part 1210 Manufactured Homes, Title 19 NYCRR Chapter XXXII Part 1210 Manufactured Homes
Helpful Information and FAQ Page for Manufactured Housing
List of certified manufacturers, retailers, installers and mechanics of manufactured homes: While the Department of State makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on this web site is accurate and up to date, no representation or warranty is made as to the correctness or completeness of the information contained on or available through this web site. List of certified manufacturers, retailers, installers and mechanics of manufactured homes.
Effective April 1, 2017, The Department of State, Division of Licensing Services is responsible for the review and issuance of new and renewal Manufactured Housing Certifications. For information on warranty seals, complaints, questions and requests for technical assistance on Manufactured Housing, contact your appropriate Regional Technical Support Offices. Additionally, for further information on Manufactured Housing, please visit the Building Standards and Codes.