Factory Built Structures

Iowa Code section 103A.9 provides that factory built structures, which include manufactured homes and modular homes and other modular buildings and structures, are subject to provisions of the State Building Code.

You may contact the Building Code Bureau by phone at 515.725.6145, electronic mail at mhinfo@dps.state.ia.us, or regular mail to Building Code Bureau, State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Department of Public Safety, 215 E 7th St, Des Moines, IA 50319.

For information regarding HUD's Manufactured Home Dispute Resolution Program, please visit http://www.huddrp.net/

As of July 7, 2017 Demetress Stringfield with HUD will be the point of contact for homeowners experiencing problems with their manufactured homes. Her contact information is:

Demetress Stringfield
detetress.e.stringfield@hud.gov
202.402.2239
Office of Manufactured Housing Program website found online at https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/housing/rmra/mhs/mhshome

2020 Licensed Retailers & Installers

List of licensed retailers of manufactured/modular housing

List of licensed installers for manufactured/modular housing

2019 Licensed Retailers & Installers

List of licensed retailers of manufactured/modular housing

List of licensed installers for manufactured/modular housing

Included in the State Building Code are the following chapters which deal with factory built structures (manufactured homes and modular buildings):