Manufactured Dwellings and Structures

ORS 446.260
Notification by manufacturer of manufactured home defect

  • other disclosures
  • rules


Every manufacturer of manufactured homes offered for sale or lease in this state shall furnish notification of any defect in any manufactured home produced by the manufacturer that the manufacturer determines, in good faith, relates to a federal manufactured housing construction or safety standard or constitutes an imminent safety hazard to the purchaser of the manufactured home, within a reasonable time after such manufacturer has discovered the defect.


The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services is authorized to adopt rules for notification required by subsection (1) of this section. The rules shall conform to notification and correction of defects and record keeping requirements of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-383).



In addition to the notification required under subsection (1) of this section, the director may adopt rules to identify the disclosures required of a dealer or distributor prior to the sale of new manufactured dwellings more than eight feet six inches wide in travel mode. Disclosure required under this subsection shall be limited to information regarding permissible uses, roof snow loads and anchoring of manufactured dwellings.


The Department of Consumer and Business Services shall develop and make a standard disclosure available to dealers and distributors. The disclosure shall be completed in writing by the dealer or distributor prior to sale of an affected manufactured dwelling. The dealer or distributor shall present a completed disclosure to the purchaser for signature at the time of sale and provide a copy of the signed disclosure to the purchaser. The dealer or distributor shall retain the signed disclosure for not less than five years following the date of sale. [1975 c.546 §6; 1989 c.648 §26; 1991 c.226 §8; 1997 c.205 §6; 1999 c.59 §124; 2019 c.422 §12]


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