Educational Opportunities

If you manufacture, sell, install or work on Manufactured Housing, check out this section. 

NY Dept. of State Manufactured Housing Program

The New York Housing Association, in cooperation with the New York State Department of State Division of Building Codes & Standards (DBSC), is providing training opportunities to meet the requirements of the Manufactured Housing Advancement Act. All registrations for training of industry personnel need to be done through the Association.

Visit the DBSC where you can find manufactured housing forms (Application for Certification, Application for Warranty Seals, etc.) as well as a copy of the regulation. All forms can be found here.

Requirements to become certified in New York State as a manufacturer, retailer, installer or mechanic include financial responsibility, experience, education, initial training and in some cases, a written examination. Requirements vary with each type of certification. Prior to beginning any training, all applicants should read the Manufactured Housing Laws & Regulations Part 1210. Here is the link.


Initial Certification Courses

Format includes 21B Initial Training in the morning and Continuing Education or Mechanics Training in the afternoon. Installers will take their initial training online prior to attending the 21B Course.

Prior to initial certification, students should study the requirements to become certified in New York State as a manufacturer, retailer, installer or mechanic. They include financial responsibility, experience, education, initial training and in some cases, a written examination. Requirements vary with each type of certification. Prior to beginning any training, all applicants should read the Manufactured Housing Laws & Regulations Part 1210.

Continuing Education Courses

People wo become certified as Retailers, Manufacturers, Installers and/or Mechanics are required to complete 3 hours of Continuning Education once every two years. The New York Housing Association offers these courses to both members and non-members.

Register Online!


Installers Training Available Online!

The New York Manufactured Housing Installation Certification Course is now available online. To register, click here. To use this site, you must first register as a student and login to purchase course. Click on “signup” in the upper right corner to register. Be sure to choose the New York Course. PLEASE

NOTE: The initial password given to register for the NY Installer Course is currently NOT working. To complete your registration, please email mhei@mfghomes.org – be sure to let them know you are registering for the NY Installer Module.

The $275 registration fee includes the course guidebook, 21B Introductory Course registration fee and final exam. Course registrants have up to three months to complete the Online Training Course. Once successfully completed, they will need to register for the 21B Course (fee included) and take the final written exam after the 21B Course.

To qualify for Installer Certification in New York State, one must complete the full training course successfully (online and onsite) and pass the final written exam. For more information on qualifications for certification as an installer in New York State, contact the Manufactured Housing Unit at the NYS Department of State Division of Code Enforcement and Administration at 518-474-4073 or follow this link to their website

Requirements to become certified in New York State as a manufacturer, retailer, installer or mechanic include financial responsibility, experience, education, initial training and in some cases, a written examination. Requirements vary with each type of certification. Prior to beginning any training, all applicants should read the Manufactured Housing Laws & Regulations Part 1210. Here is the link.