Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974

Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 or National Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards Act is a United States federal law establishing design and development safety standards for manufactured housing or prefabricated homes. The codified law authorized stipulations whereas any proposed safety standard shall be equitable for a particular type of mobile home with consideration of additional cost liabilities for the future homeownership. The Act of Congress endorsed violative civil penalties and judicial review of Federal mobile home construction and safety standards developed by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Act mandated the establishment of the National Mobile Home Advisory Council and National Mobile Home Administration.

Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974
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Other short titlesHousing and Community Development Act of 1974
Long titleAn Act to provide for the establishment of construction and safety standards for mobile homes, and for other purposes.
Acronyms (colloquial)MHCSSA, NMHCSSA
NicknamesNational Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards Act
Enacted bythe 93rd United States Congress
EffectiveAugust 22, 1974
Citations
Public law93-383
Statutes at Large88 Stat. 633-2 aka 88 Stat. 700
Codification
Titles amended42 U.S.C.: Public Health and Social Welfare
U.S.C. sections created42 U.S.C. ch. 70 § 5401 et seq.
Legislative history

The S. 2538 legislation appended the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 on February 27, 1974. The Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 was a significant congressional amendment to the Housing Act of 1937. The United States housing authorization bill was passed by the United States 93rd Congressional session and enacted into law by the 38th President of the United States Gerald Ford on August 22, 1974.

Amendments to 1974 ActEdit

Congressional amendments to the Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards Act.

Date of Enactment Public Law Number U.S. Statute Citation U.S. Legislative Bill U.S. Presidential Administration
October 8, 1980 P.L. 96-399 94 Stat. 1614 S. 2719 Jimmy E. Carter
December 27, 2000 P.L. 106-569 114 Stat. 2944 H.R. 5640 William J. Clinton

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • Personick, Martin E.; Daley, Judy R. (July 1989). "Profiles in Safety and Health: Work Hazards of Mobile Homes" (PDF). Monthly Labor Review. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Olsen, John G. (May 1997). "Productivity Trends in the Mobile Homes Industry" (PDF). Monthly Labor Review. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • "40 Years Ago: Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act Passed". NLIHC Resource Library. National Low Income Housing Coalition. June 27, 2014.
  • "Manufactured Home Builder Histories". Mobile Home Manufacturers. MobileHome.net.
  • "Manufactured Housing and Standards". Manufactured Housing Programs. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.