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Alabama Manufactured Housing Retailers Surety Bond

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The State of Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission is responsible for providing regulation to the manufactured and modular housing industry, ensure compliance of model codes and protect the public from improperly installed homes. In addition to providing regulation, the Manufactured Housing Commission administers the certification process for Manufactured and Modular Housing Retailers, manufactured and modular housing manufacturers, and manufactured and modular housing installers. The Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission Administrative Code, Chapter 535-X-17 provides the details for retailer licensing.

Surety Bond and License Requirements:

  1. Complete the Application for Manufactured Home Retailer License/Permit and payment of the license fee.
  2. Complete the Retailer Monthly New Report and the Retailer Monthly Used Report.
  3. Maintain general liability insurance coverage in the amount of $500,000.
  4. A $25,000 surety bond is required for 1-3 facilities or a $50,000 for more than three facilities or as determined by the Manufactured Housing Commission (the commission may increase or decrease the bond requirements based on a periodic review of valid claims).

How Much Will This Bond Cost?

The premium that you pay for an Alabama Manufactured Housing Retailer Surety Bond is dependent on credit and the bond amount required. Our rates start at 1.25% of the bond amount. Contact our Surety Bond Specialists for a free quote.

Did You Know?

Every manufactured housing salesperson in Alabama must complete an approved Commission course.

Related Links:

Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission - Retailers
Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission - Retailer License Application
Alabama Manufactured Housing Manufacturer Surety Bond Information
Alabama Manufactured Housing Installer Surety Bond Information
Alabama Modular Housing Manufacturer Surety Bond Information
Alabama Modular Housing Retailer Surety Bond Information
Alabama Modular Housing Installer Surety Bond Information

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