Get to Know Us
Since 1972, the Manufactured Housing Association of British Columbia has been the voice of manufactured home dealers, builders, transporters and many suppliers providing service within BC.
Today the MHABC represents the interests of both the industry and that of the general public. Through working with many government agencies at the federal, provincial and local levels, The MHABC governs the strict criteria required to become a member of the Association. These Association Members serve on technical committees in building code and standards development.
The MHABC also serves as an information source for the general public, fielding questions ranging from sales and service providers to technical details on manufactured home construction practices.
What We Do
The Voice of Modular
We work with all levels of Government on building codes, land-use bylaws, zoning, financing programs, and consumer concerns. We also work to improve market access opportunities for modular built product.w
We work with provincial technical committees, the Canadian Standards Association, and the National Research Council to promote safety standards in both housing and modular built product.
We work to promote safety while transporting modular and manufactured homes. We are looking for ways in which to harmonize the conditions for the movement of modular and manufactured homes across the Western Provinces.
We work to ensure fairness to both landlords and tenants, and to improve opportunities for the development of modular and manufactured lease land communities.
We create relationships with financial institutions and mortgage brokers to improve consumer financing options.
We understand the importance of enhancing the image of manufactured homes and strive to develop positive public relations and education on this quality industry.
We maintain a website with industry related links, produce and distribute a quarterly newsletter and maintain a library of related issues, statistics, videos, and general industry knowledge.
We provide a community manual and community management training programs, as well as a sales consultant’s manual and training programs.