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The mission of the Modular Home Builders Association (formerly the Modular Building Systems Association) is to be the primary organization advancing the legislative and regulatory interests of the modular industry in the United States. The MHBA strives to increase awareness of the value of modular construction by consumers, suppliers, builders, and government officials; it advocates public policies that make modular building systems available on a cost-effective basis. The MHBA serves as a forum where members, suppliers, and builders work together for the purpose of fostering the exchange of information and innovation in the modular industry.

The Modular Home Builders Association is the only national organization dedicated exclusively to serving the modular home builders and manufacturers. MHBA also advocates at the state and federal level to ensure a fair and competitive playing field for the industry.

Learn More About the Benefits of Modular Homes

New Building Code Adoptions: Improved Building Safety or Backdoor Unfunded Mandates?

By | July 18, 2022

Communication is key when new building codes are adopted. This keeps code adoption consistent across numerous jurisdictions.

7 Myths About Modular Homes

By | July 18, 2022

If you are considering building a home, modular homes are a reasonable choice. However, there are a number of myths and misconceptions that can make you less inclined to buy one.

Here are some of the most common myths about modular homes:

Do Modular Homes Hold Up in Extreme Weather?

By | July 18, 2022

Maybe when you hear “modular home” you get picture “tornado in a trailer park”. Modular homes are built durably to withstand the strain of transportation and installation. They’re also built to the same code as their site-built counterparts. Modular homes are more durable than you imagine!

How to Thrive in a Family Business

By | July 18, 2022

Sica Modular Homes and Simplex Homes are successful companies that grew from the entrepreneurial spirit of hardworking Italian-American families. Here, we take a peek into these multi-generational family businesses to learn how they thrived.

Guidelines, Standards & Codes for the Residential Modular Industry

By | July 18, 2022

Are there building codes for modular homes? The short answer is “no.” Here’s why and what the industry uses instead.

Relocating to a Rural Area? 4 Reasons to Build With Modular Construction

By | July 18, 2022

What makes modular construction the perfect fit for home building in a rural area?

How to Prepare Your Lot for a Modular Home

By | July 18, 2022

Get tips for preparing your chosen lot for a modular home installation!

Top Three Energy-Efficient Benefits of Building Modular

By | July 18, 2022

See what kind of energy-efficient features modular homes have. Here are the three energy-efficient features that make modular homes a great choice!

Reselling Your Modular Home

By | July 18, 2022

Use these tips to get the most value out of your modular home when it’s time to resell.