Below are some glossary of terms for our FHA, HUD, and VA manufactured home foundation engineering certifications and inspections. If you can not find you answer here, please also go to our Fequently Asked Questions page.

Glossary of Terms

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There are currently 4 terms in this directory beginning with the letter M.
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Manufactured Home (Formerly Mobilehome)
A manufactured home is a single-family house constructed entirely in a controlled factory environment, built to the federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (better known as the HUD Code). A mobile home can be connected to utilities and can be parked in one place or affixed or place on a permanent foundations and used as permanent housing.

Marriage Line/Wall
The marriage wall is the area of our home where the two or mobile home units join together. Special mounting plates and bolts are used to ensure a seamless fit.

MH-unit, MH
A term used to replace references to "mobilehome, manufactured home, and a multifamily manufactured home".

Multiwide
The common term used to describe a mobile home comprised of more than one transportable section assembled together at the time of installation to form a single-dwelling unit.