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Ohio EPA Asset Management Rules

Ohio EPA Asset Management Rules

Ohio EPA Asset Management Rules Ohio EPA’s asset management rules took effect November 8th.  Most significantly requirements for an Asset Management Plan took effect  OMHA sent email from EPA with attached guidance documents.  The guidance document is applicable for use by non-community systems, mobile home parks, and homeowner’s associations, acts as a template for the requirements of an Asset Management Program. Background— The Asset Management Rules in Chapters 3745-87 and 3745-92 of the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) reflect the statutory change […]

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State Commission Transition to Ohio Department of Commerce Update

Spring 2018  OMHA continues to work with the various Departments within the Ohio Department of Commerce. OMHA Staff and several board members participated in a conference call in February to discuss upcoming adoption of new rules (to be proposed in July) and any changes the industry should be aware of.   While Commerce did not identify any significant changes at this time OMHA will continue to closely monitor the drafted laws and rules as they are published and provide appropriate input […]

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Ohio Dept of Commerce – FAQ

Access Newsletter – Fall 2018 How and When will I receive a copy of my park inspection?  Who do I contact to  respond to any deficiencies? Can I get a call ahead so I can be there during the inspection? Park inspections are either being mailed or emailed to the addresses on file. As the department does not conduct all of the park inspections we can not guarantee that you will be able to get a call prior to your […]

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President Trump Signs Legislation Giving Manufactured Housing Retailers and Sellers Relief from the Dodd-Frank Act

President Trump Signs Legislation Giving Manufactured Housing Retailers and Sellers Relief from the Dodd-Frank Act

President Trump Signs Legislation Giving Manufactured Housing Retailers and Sellers Relief from the Dodd-Frank Act Calling today a great day for America, American workers, and small businesses, President Trump signed into law S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.” S. 2155 includes a provision clarifying that a manufactured housing retailer or seller is not inappropriately considered a mortgage “loan originator” simply because they provide a customer with some assistance in the mortgage loan process. S. 2155 […]

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Ohio Commerce Department Encouraged to Continue Strong Safety Record of Manufactured Homes Commission

Ohio Commerce Department Encouraged to Continue Strong Safety Record of Manufactured Homes Commission

January 23, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Tim Williams twilliams@omha-usa.org 614-799-2340 OHIO COMMERCE DEPARTMENT ENCOURAGED TO CONTINUE STRONG SAFETY RECORD OF MANUFACTURED HOMES COMMISSION In a January 8, 2018 article in Columbus Business First regarding manufactured homes several misconceptions were cited by the Ohio Department of Commerce (“DOC”). The Department of Commerce is the new state regulator of manufactured homes as of January 21, 2018. Governor John Kasich abolished the independent Ohio Manufactured Homes Commission (“MH Commission”) and assumed control […]

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Regional Chapter Map

Regional Chapter Map

OMHA BOARD ELECTIONS It’s time to prepare for the biannual OMHA Chapter and Board Elections for 2018-2019.  November of every odd numbered year chapters have the opportunity to elect officers and representatives to the OMHA Board of Directors. There is an increasing need for members to attend chapter meetings to network and learn about the latest industry and regulatory developments.  With the OMHC transition into the Department of Commerce we plan to have regional meetings updating members of the new […]

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OMHA Member Benefit Survey

OMHA Member Benefit Survey Link Below https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HRCBWM2 Thanks for your participation!    

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Clayton to Unveil ‘Have It Made’ Campaign Promoting Homeownership

Clayton to Unveil 'Have It Made' Campaign Promoting Homeownership

Clayton to Unveil ‘Have It Made’ Campaign Promoting Homeownership National homebuilder encourages home buyers to consider Clayton Built® homes as solution to affordable housing crisis Sep 1, 2017 MARYVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Clayton, one of the largest home builders in America, is kicking off its biggest marketing campaign to date focused on how its building process can help provide affordable housing to hardworking families. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: The Have It Made® initiative will launch nationwide on Sept. […]

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Don’t Ignore the Real Facts about Manufactured Home Safety

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Media Contact: Tim Williams, OMHA Phone 614-799-2340 Don’t Ignore the Real Facts about Manufactured Home Safety COLUMBUS, OH (May 10, 2017) – Manufactured homes built since 1976 are safer than homes traditionally built on land. Nationally, manufactured homes have 38-44% fewer fires and lower civilian fire injuries than site-built homes. The Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA) and the national Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) are setting the record straight about manufactured home safety in response to […]

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MANUFACTURED HOME FIRE SAFETY: AN HONEST DISCUSSION

As reported on www.ManufacturedHomes.com MANUFACTURED HOME FIRE SAFETY: AN HONEST DISCUSSION By Leo Gomon Posted January 29, 2014 In Manufactured Homes MANUFACTURED HOME FIRE SAFETY: AN HONEST DISCUSSION There are those who believe that a manufactured home is more susceptible to fire than other types of dwellings. As a result, there are many who will not even consider this affordable housing choice. This would be understandable, if it was true, but the truth is that the modern manufactured home may […]

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