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.
This decision reflects continuing market challenges that have resulted in lower volume in the Company's core HUD-Code home manufacturing business.
Meanwhile, in response to delinquency and repossessions, lenders have tightened the rules for the chattel, or personal property, financing traditionally used for HUD-code home purchases.
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.
HUD-code homes have stringent standards for energy efficiency, ventilation and wind resistance--up to 110 miles per hour for homes in hurricane-prone areas.
The industry estimates it provided some 4,000 or so temporary HUD-code homes in 2004.