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Announcement
Manufactured Housing Division

Licenses are Required to Sell and Install Manufactured Homes

INSTALLATION, means the temporary or permanent construction of the foundation system and the placement of a manufactured home or manufactured home component on the foundation. The term includes supporting, blocking, leveling, securing, anchoring and properly connecting multiple or expandable sections or components and making minor adjustments.

To install or re-level a manufactured home a person must be licensed and bonded with the TDHCA Manufactured Housing Division.

Call 877-313-3023 for more information.

A LICENSE IS REQUIRED TO SELL, EXCHANGE, OR LEASE-PURCHASE TWO OR MORE MANUFACTURED HOMES TO A CONSUMER IN A 12 MONTH PERIOD.

RETAILER, means a person who:

(A) is engaged in the business of buying for resale, selling, or exchanging manufactured homes or offering manufactured homes for sale, exchange, or lease-purchase to consumers, including a person who maintains a location for the display of manufactured homes; and

(B) sells, exchanges, or lease-purchases at least two manufactured homes to consumers in a 12-month period.

To sell, exchange, or lease-purchase two or more manufactured homes to a CONSUMER a person must be licensed and bonded with the TDHCA Manufactured Housing Division.

SALESPERSON, means a person who, as an employee or agent of a retailer or broker, sells or lease-purchases or offers to sell or lease-purchase manufactured housing to a consumer.

To sell or offer to sell manufactured homes to a CONSUMER, a person must be licensed with the TDHCA Manufactured Housing Division and sponsored by a licensed and bonded retailer or broker. Salespersons cannot sell independently.

Retailer and Salesperson licenses should always be displayed and visible.

Call 877-313-3023 for more information.