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 7 terms in this directory beginning with the letter R.
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Ramada
Any freestanding roof, or shade structure, installed or erected above a unit or accessory building or structure or any portion thereof.

Ramp
An accessory structure providing a sloping path of travel, intended for pedestrian traffic.

Recreational Vehicle
A vehicle which includes a park trailer that is considered personal property and not real property.

Registered Owner
A person registered by the appropriate department as the owner of the mobile home unit.

Retaining Wall
A wall designed to resist the lateral displacement of soil or other materials.

Retrofit
To furnish with new or modified parts or equipment not available or considered necessary at the time of manufacture. In mobile home retrofits it generally means installing tie-downs or anchors, constructing concrete footings and piers, or maybe installing a skirting around the mobile home unit.

Roadway
A thoroughfare for vehicular traffic within a mobile home park.