In a newly finalized rule, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has redefined the RV exemption from manufactured housing standards, clearing up a regulatory uncertainty that has plagued RV manufacturers, dealers and campgrounds for decades. But the new ruling will also pressure tiny home builders to meet federal standards and acquire certification for their trailers — or alternatively meet the challenging HUD manufactured home standards.

HUD Ruling a Win for RV Manufactures, Trouble for Tiny Homes