MANUFACTURER / TRADE NAME
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE ( Not
the Model Year )
the HUD Data Plate /
Compliance Certificate located inside of home.
on a date stamp found
inside the water tank of a bath toilet. (
This method can be used to estimate the year home
was built )
SIZE OF HOME
A single-wide listed as a 18’ x
80’ ( i.e. Call
Size ) may
actually be 16’ x
with a 3’ hitch assembly and 1’
roof eaves on either side.
The HUD Title 6 Construction Standards Regulation is a
“Performance Code” effective on June 15, 1976. All
manufactured homes built on or after the above date must be
designed to comply with standards as evidenced by a red
metal label located on the outside of each unit/floor. These
standards are administered by the U.S. Department of Housing
and Urban Development (HUD), Washington DC, through a
network of state agencies (SAA’s) and independent 3rd party
professional engineering firms (PE’s).
This code supersedes all local and state building codes. A
HUD coded manufactured home structure can be offered for
sale in any state. The removal of its HUD label(s), wheels,
axles or frame will not qualify the structure as a modular
home or real property. The removal of its HUD label(s) or
frame is illegal as per the HUD Title 6 Regulations.
HUD CONSTRUCTION CODE LABEL LOCATION
This metal certification label (red in color with silver
lettering) is permanently attached to the rear exterior
siding of each transportable section per HUD Title VI
Regulations effective 6/15/76.
Missing Construction Code Label
HUD does not offer replacement labels from their offices.
However, upon request from an interested party, the national
monitoring contractor, Institute for Building Technology and
Safety (IBTS), will review their records and indicate that,
at the time of manufacture the home was issued a HUD label
number(s). The interested party has the option to use this
information in any manner they wish. This applies to homes
manufactured from June 15, 1976 and newer only.
The serial number for each floor section is required for
You may need the label for:
505 Huntmar Park Drive
Herndon, VA 20170
Modular homes are built to a “Specification Code”
administered by each state generally following the National
Uniform Code (UBC). It is a dwelling unit fabricated in an
off-site manufacturing facility for installation or assembly
at the building site, bearing a label that is constructed in
compliance with a state’s code.
MODULAR CODE LABEL LOCATION
Modular labels are sometimes attached under the kitchen
Modular type units WILL NOT have the red HUD label attached
on the rear exterior siding.
Some manufacturers will also use the HUD data plate form,
but it will list the STATE’S MODULAR CODE in place of the
I.D. Serial Numbers are cold stamped on the hitch or frame
front cross member of each transportable section
HUD DATA PLATE LOCATION
Per 1976 HUD Regulation, this form is to be affixed inside
the home on or near the main electrical breaker box
and is printed on paper or foil stock 8 ½” x 11” to 8 ½” x
14” in size. This document
will verify the following: