HUD-Code home

HUD-Code home

A manufactured home. The word “code”refers to the HUD regulation requiring all manufactured homes built after 1976 to meet the minimum requirements of the HUD Code, as contrasted with local building codes,which usually don't apply to manufactured housing.

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As expected, the highest energy cost, almost $1500 per year (mostly heating), shown in Figure 3, is the current HUD-code home in Chicago (HUD Climate Zone 3) with electric resistance heating.
The ZEMH is not commercially available but represents the nation's most efficient HUD-code home.
1% from the preceding year, leading the Manufactured Housing Institute to suggest that the data 'Heralds early indications of recovery of HUD-CODE home shipments.
This decision reflects continuing market challenges that have resulted in lower volume in the Company's core HUD-Code home manufacturing business.
Department of Energy (DOE) partnered in producing the first manufactured HUD-code home constructed entirely with structural insulated panels (SIPs).
While HUD-code home sales saw a slight increase, sales in modular home construction declined.
Both steps reflect our ongoing review of Cavalier's overall capacity in light of continuing market challenges in our HUD-code home manufacturing business.
This action follows a review of the Company's present capacity and reflects continued market challenges that have resulted in lower volume in the Company's core HUD-code home manufacturing business.
As 2006 began, we expressed our expectations for an increase in our HUD-Code home business during the year, outside of FEMA demand, largely because of anticipated storm reconstruction and home replacement activities along the Gulf Coast," Roberson continued.
The crisis is even more acute in the manufacturing housing sector, which has seen sales of HUD-code homes fall from 379,500 in 1998 to 135,000 in 2006.
According to the most recent statistics available, the industry saw a decline of 39 percent in actual shipments of HUD-code homes in 2009 from 2008.