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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 13. Housing
Agency 6. Virginia Manufactured Housing Board
Chapter 20. Manufactured Housing Licensing and Transaction Recovery Fund Regulations
8/11/2020

13VAC6-20-400. Limitation on Damages Retained by Dealer; Disclosure to Buyer.

A. If a buyer fails to accept delivery of a manufactured home, the dealer may retain actual damages from the buyer's deposit according to the following terms:

1. If the manufactured home is in the dealer's stock and is not specially ordered from the manufacturer for the buyer, the maximum retention shall be $500.

2. If the manufactured home is a single section unit and is specially ordered from the manufacturer for the buyer, the maximum retention shall be $1,000.

3. If the manufactured home is a multi-section home (two or more sections) and is specially ordered from the manufacturer for the buyer, the maximum retention shall be $5,000.

B. A dealer shall provide a written disclosure to the buyer at the time of the sale of a manufactured home alerting the buyer to the actual damages that may be assessed of the buyer by the dealer, as listed in subsection A of this section, for failure to take delivery of the manufactured home as purchased.

Statutory Authority

§ 36-85.18 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR449-01-02 § 6.2, eff. April 1, 1994; amended, Volume 12, Issue 03, eff. January 1, 1996.

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