Modular homes are more affordable than site built homes
Can encouraging more modular hosuing help solve the affordable housing issues in our area?
Here are a few facts about modular homes. They are not mobile homes or manufactured homes. They are assembled on site on a foundation.
*Modular homes are built in sections at a factory.
*Modular homes are built to conform to all state, local or regional building codes at their destinations.
*Sections are transported to the building site on temporary carriers, and then joined together by local contractors.
*Local building inspectors check to make sure a modular home’s structure meets requirements and that all finish work is done properly.
*Modular homes are generally less expensive per square foot than site built houses.
*A modular home will have the same longevity as its site-built counterpart, increasing in value over time.