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What is the minimum size of a bedroom in a manufactured/mobile home per HUD?

Monday, August 7, 2023

All mobile/manufactured home bedrooms must have a minimum of 50 square feet of floor area, except that bedrooms designed for two or more people require minimum of 70 square feet, according to the HUD Code at 3280.109. Also “every room designed for sleeping purposes shall have accessible clothes hanging space with a minimum inside depth of 22 inches and shall be equipped with a rod and shelf. And bedrooms cannot have a horizontal dimension of less than 5 feet (HUD Code 3280.110)

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Here’s links to a collection of  other blog posts about “HUD-CODE FOR MOBILE HOMES":

• What are the HUD requirements for site drainage when installing a mobile/manufactured home?

Is a ground cover vapor barrier (plastic sheet) required under a new mobile/manufactured home? 

What is a "HUD label verification letter" for a mobile/manufactured home? 

What is a "HUD data plate/performance certificate" for a mobile/manufactured home? 

When did a ground cover vapor barrier (plastic sheet) become required under a mobile/manufactured home? 

How can I tell if a water heater is HUD-approved for mobile/manufactured homes? 

• What is a "Florida override" of HUD mobile/manufactured home installation standards? 

Is a metal roof for a mobile home approved for HUD Wind Zone 3? 

Can you move a Wind Zone 2 mobile home to Zone 3 in Florida?  

How much hurricane wind speed can a mobile home survive? 

Where do I find the vehicle identification number (VIN) on a mobile home? 

How many exterior exit doors are required for a mobile/manufactured home?

How do HUD-code mobile/manufactured home standards compare to the IRC building code for site-built homes? 

Can I convert a shipping container into a HUD-code manufactured/mobile home?

What are the ventilation requirements for bathrooms and kitchens in mobile homes? 

What are the HUD requirements for selling a remodeled or renovated mobile home? 

How do I upgrade my old (pre-1976) mobile home to meet HUD standards? 

What is the allowable load in psf (pounds per square foot) for mounting solar panels or other equipment on the roof of a mobile/manufactured home? 

How do I upgrade a park model to meet HUD Code for entry into a mobile/manufactured home park?

What does the HUD tag look like and where do I find it on a mobile home? 

How can I upgrade a wind zone 1 mobile home to wind zone 2? 

Does my mobile home meet wind zone 2 standards? 

How can I know if my mobile home meets HUD code?

Where are Wind Zone 2 and Wind Zone 3 for mobile homes located?

What is a D-sticker mobile home? 

What are the tie-down requirements for a mobile home?

Does an addition to a mobile home have to comply with the HUD Code? 

How can I replace a missing HUD tag (HUD Certification Label) for a mobile/manufactured home?  

Can I determine the year of a manufactured/mobile home from the HUD tag (red tag)? 

• Is it illegal to remove the HUD tag (verification label) from a mobile/manufactured home?

• Do Park Model trailers have a HUD plate?

• What year were mobile homes required to become more storm resistant? 

• What year did HUD first begin enforcing the HUD-code standards for mobile/manufactured homes? 

What is the minimum size of mobile/manufactured home per HUD standards?  

Does a modular home have a HUD tag? 

• What is a HUD Certification Label for a mobile home? 

• What is the HUD-code requirement for lighting in a mobile home? 

• What is the HUD-code requirement for whole-house ventilation in a mobile home? 

• What are the HUD-code requirements for a mobile home data plate? 

 • What is the HUD-code requirement for the manufacturer's serial number of a mobile home? 

What is the minimum size electric service to a mobile/manufactured home? 

• What is the minimum size of an exterior door to a mobile/manufactured home per HUD-Code? 

• What are the electrical code standards for a mobile/manufactured home? 

• Is aluminum wiring allowed in a mobile/manufactured home? 

• How many outdoor receptacle outlets are required for a mobile/manufactured home? 

What is minimum requirement for the insulation of a mobile/manufactured home according to the HUD-code? 

What is the minimum SEER that HUD requires for an air conditioner or heat pump for a mobile/manufactured home? 

• What are the HUD minimum requirements for foundation footings and piers under a mobile/manufactured home? 

• Is a ground treatment for termites required before installation of a new mobile/manufactured home? 

• What is the definition of a "permanent foundation" for a mobile/manufactured home? 

• Where can I find the manufacturer's model name for my mobile/manufactured home?

What is the difference between a manufactured/mobile home water heater and a regular water heater? 

Does the building code apply to mobile homes?

• What are the HUD-code requirements for mobile home ventilation? 

• Do mobile home exterior doors require a landing by code?

Can the flexible ducts under a mobile home be on the ground?

• Do Park Model homes require two exit/egress doors? 

Are carbon monoxide (CO) alarms required in mobile/manufactured homes?

• Can the required egress doors in a mobile/manufactured home be sliding glass? 

• What is the HUD code for manufactured/mobile homes?

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