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Top 10 Things To Consider To Make A Manufactured Home ADA (Handicap) Accessible
Manufactured homes are ideal for people wanting an ADA (handicap) accessible home. Since the plans are pre-approved and conform to HUD requirements, they can be easily adapted to fit mobility and function impairment needs.
Pros And Cons: Park Model Homes Vs. HUD Spec Homes
There are two distinct standards for manufactured home and park model construction, ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and HUD (U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development). ANSI is for Park Model RVs. These units that are less than 400 square feet are considered RVs (Recreational Vehicles), even though they are moved infrequently once placed.
History Of Manufactured Homes
A mobile house is a prefabricated building constructed in a factory and then moved to a location through a permanently connected chassis (either by being towed or on a trailer). Used as permanent residences or for vacation and temporary housing, they are often left in one location permanently or semi-permanently.
Why Younger Generations Are Becoming Homeowners By Purchasing Manufactured Housing
In today’s market, manufactured housing has piqued the interest of an increasing number of house purchasers. For millennials still burdened by student loan debt and baby boomers downsizing as they approach retirement, prefabricated houses provide a unique buying option that combines all the desirable characteristics of a new home without the site-built price tag.