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.
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.
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.