Evolution to Modern Day Homes October 2017

Updated October 2017

Table of Contents

Reference Documents …………………………………………………………………………………...4 Disclaimer ................................................................................................................................................ 5 Slide Show Presentation ........................................................................................................................... 6

Understanding Factory-Built - Modular .................................................................................................. 14

Financing Factory-Built Homes ............................................................................................................. 16

Homes in Lease Land Communities ....................................................................................................... 17 The Certification Mark includes : ............................................................................................................ 19 Built to the CSA Standard ....................................................................................................................... 19

Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Label and CSA Specification Sheet ....................................... .20

Intertek Label ......................................................................................................................................... .20

QAI Laboratories, Ltd. Label ................................................................................................................. .20 Appreciation/Depreciation ...................................................................................................................... 21 Life Span .................................................................................................................................................. 21 Confirming the Size of Homes ............................................................................................................... 22 Evolutionary Time Line ......................................................................................................................... 22 Foundations ............................................................................................................................................ 26 Framed Homes vs. Non-Framed Homes ................................................................................................ 26 Surface Foundations ............................................................................................................................... 26 Types of Foundations Permitted ............................................................................................................. 27 Concrete Block Piers .............................................................................................................................. 28 Other Considerations .............................................................................................................................. 28 Methods for ground preparation and foundations .................................................................................. 28 Ground Cover and Clearance Requirements .......................................................................................... 29 Ground Cover ......................................................................................................................................... 29 Ground Clearance ................................................................................................................................... 29 Procedures for Listing and Selling within Lease Land Communities .................................................... 25

Types of Footings Permitted ................................................................................................................... 30

Un-reinforced Concrete .......................................................................................................................... 30

Wood ...................................................................................................................................................... 30 Other ....................................................................................................................................................... 30 Anchorage Requirements ....................................................................................................................... 30 Skirting and Crawl Space Ventilation .................................................................................................... 30 Skirting ................................................................................................................................................... 30

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