Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
10/26/2021

Part VI. Miscellaneous Provisions

Article 8
Reinstatement

13VAC6-20-390. Set-up requirements; effect on insurance policies.

A. Manufactured homes shall be set-up in accordance with the Code.

B. In the event that a manufactured home is insured against damage caused by windstorm and subsequently sustains windstorm damage of a nature that indicated the home was not set-up in the manner required by this section, the insurer issuing the home owner's insurance policy on the home shall not be relieved from meeting the obligations specified in the insurance policy with respect to such damage on the basis that the manufactured home was not properly set up.

Statutory Authority

§ 36-85.18 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR449-01-02 § 6.1, eff. April 1, 1994.

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 a single section unit and is in the dealer's stock and is not specially ordered from the manufacturer for the buyer, the maximum retention shall be $1,000.

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 $2,000.

3. If the manufactured home is larger than a single section unit in the dealer's stock and is not specially ordered for the buyer, the maximum retention shall be $4,000.

4. If the manufactured home is larger than a single section unit and is specially ordered for the buyer from the manufacturer, the maximum retention shall be $7,000.

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, Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 3, eff. January 1, 1996; Volume 38, Issue 1, eff. October 15, 2021.

13VAC6-20-410. Other remedies not excluded.

Nothing in this chapter, nor any decision by the board, shall limit any right or remedy available to the buyer through common law or under any other statute.

Statutory Authority

§ 36-85.18 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR449-01-02 § 6.3, eff. April 1, 1994.

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