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Arizona Manufactured & Mobile Home Dealer or Installer Surety Bonds

Dealers and manufacturers of mobile homes may need to obtain a surety bond.

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The Arizona Department of Housing regulates and administers licensing for the manufactured and mobile home industry in the state. Licensing is required for the following:

  • Manufacturers of manufactured homes, Factory-built buildings and subassemblies
  • Dealers of manufactured homes, mobile homes, factory-built building and subassemblies
  • Installers of manufactured homes, mobile homes, or residential single-family factory-built buildings
  • Installers of accessory structures attached to manufactured homes, mobile homes, or residential single-family factory-built buildings
  • Salespersons who are employed by licensed dealers of manufactured homes, mobile homes, factory-built buildings and subassemblies

License and Surety Bond Requirements

The licensee's application and required documents, plus testing, must be completed within 90 days from the date an application is submitted. This includes a completed application, a signed Refund Policy and Certification Form, and licensing fees.

Licenses are good for one year and must be renewed by the licensee. Renewal can be done online with the Department of Housing. Licensees must have a valid surety bond on file.

A part of licensing may include obtaining a surety bond or cash deposit for each location, including branch locations. Bond amounts are:

  • $25,000 bond for Dealer License
  • $2,500 bond for General Installer
  • $1,000 bond for Installer of Accessory Structures
  • $10,000 bond for Manufacturer of Factory-Built Buildings and Subassemblies
  • $65,000 bond for Manufacturer of Manufactured Homes
  • $5,000 bond for Master Installer of Manufactured Home
  • $100,000 bond for Master Manufacturer
  • Brokers are exempt from bonding

A surety bond guarantees compliance with Arizona statutes and rules. It is for the benefit of Director of the Department of Housing and anyone who purchases a manufactured home, mobile home, factory-built building or subassembly and is damaged by the failure of the principal to perform sales or installation agreements, or fails to perform repairs under a warranty.

What Will This Bond Cost?

The premium you pay for an Arizona Manufactured Home or Mobile Home Dealer or Installer surety bond depends on the bond amount and your credit. Our rates start at $100 for bonds $10,000 and under, and 1% of the bond amount for bonds over $10,000, with good credit. Contact our Surety Bond Specialists for a free quote based on your specific situation.

Did You Know?

The Arizona Department of Housing maintains and manages all licensing records.

Related Links:

Dealer Licensing Packet
Arizona Department of Housing - Licensing Information

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