DHCD State Building Code Office (SBCO) is pleased to announce the availability of the Manufactured Housing Installers Program (MHIP) now online through the Jack A Proctor Virginia Building Code Academy Knowledge Center. Completion of this program is required for all installers of manufactured homes in Virginia prior to application for the mandatory licensure issued by the VA Department of Professional Occupation and Regulation (DPOR).
Due to technical issues electronic payment for the program cannot be accepted at this time. After completing the training program users will be prompted to print the ‘attendance certificate’ necessary to receive ‘Completion verification’ required by DPOR.
Instructions for receiving the required ‘completion verification’.
1. Complete the On-line MHIP https://covkc.virginia.gov/dhcd/vbca. Instructions for accessing the VBCA KC and establishing a user account
2. Follow instructions to print the Attendance certificate
3. Mail attendance certificate and $50 fee (check made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia) to:
600 E. Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
For problems with the Knowledge Center or questions regarding the Manufactured Housing Installers Program please contact the State Building Code Office at (804) 371-7150
The DHCD State Building Codes Office completed a 14-month energy and compliance assessment last June in an effort to benchmark compliance as it relates to the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code. With the cooperation and collaboration of 20 participating Virginia localities DHCD is able to set forth a plan of support, training, and education for key stakeholders in the code enforcement and related industries that furthers Virginia’s efforts in energy arena. For additional information regarding our Energy Assessment and Code Compliance Program, read the Program Recap report here.