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Performance of Mobile Homes – A Field Inspection Study



Release Date: 
June 1975 (121 pages)
Posted Date:   
December 17, 2020



This historic interim report, prepared by the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) for use by HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research, provides the preliminary results of a field study in which NBS personnel inspected 257 mobile home units deployed by HUD as emergency housing in the wake of Hurricane Agnes. The researchers found 3,528 problems with the units inspected. This report details the origins of the problems and proposed solutions.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.