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Old 04-01-2016, 01:23 PM   #1
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This cant be true? Living in a RV or tiny house is now illegal!?

Living in a RV or tiny house is now illegal!? This cant be true?

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On 6 February 2016, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed some changes to the Code of Federal Regulations Part 3282 which could potentially make it illegal to take up permanent residence in any recreational vehicle or tiny house. This is not a joke. This is not some paranoid conspiracy. These are real changes being proposed. The docket is FR–5877–P–01 Manufactured Home Procedural and Enforcement Regulations; Revision of Exemption for Recreational Vehicles and can be viewed on http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDe...

HUD is taking comments from the public until 11 April 2016 before making any decisions on these proposed changes. Like I said, I'm not being some paranoid conspiracy theorist. These are genuine, real proposed changes. But they are only proposed at this point. They have not become official regulations. So, you need to speak up.


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and the date today is what
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and the date today is what
LOL. Looks like another gotcha.
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Old 04-01-2016, 02:52 PM   #6
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Not a joke but a misunderstanding. Saw this in another group a few days ago:

"As I have posted about a dozen times today, Hyperbola

The RVIA -requested- this rule


ELKHART — A muddied definition of recreational vehicles that alarmed
the industry two years ago — classifying park model RVs as permanent
rather than temporary housing — is being cleaned up in a revised U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development rule.
The proposed rule, published this week, is intended to draw a bright
and distinct line between large park model RVs and manufactured
“What we have now is a very complex set of criteria that is
ill-defined,” explained Matt Wald, executive director of park model RVs
at the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association. “These new rules
would allow manufacturers, campground owners, RV owners and dealers to
know what exactly a park model RV is.”
In a joint statement, RVIA, The National RV Dealers Association and the
National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds said that without this
new rule change, the RV lifestyle could be “regulated out of existence.”"
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This will not happen to recreational RVs. The Escapees RV Club and others are now putting the pressure on. In the past the Escapees Advocacy group has succeeded in stopping several issues. It has also proven in court that the address they give for their mail forwarding service is a legal one. Not all mail forwarding address are.
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