California Department of Housing and Community Development may require a bond to support the issuance of the California Certificate of Title when regular evidence of ownership is not available.
The first step that is required by the department is to present a Statement of Facts, https://www.hcd.ca.gov/manufactured-mobile-home/docs/hcdrt476.6i.pdf. The following information is required on the form:
You will submit the Statement of Facts to the Department of Housing and Community Development. They will contact you stating if you can proceed with the bond.
Next you will purchase the bond using the value that the state has accepted. Submit the bond within 30 days of the effective date to ensure the state will accept it.
Department of Housing and Community Development, Mobile Home, Truck Campers, and Floating Home Bond Requirements: https://www.hcd.ca.gov/manufactured-mobile-home/docs/hcdrt480-0.pdf
California Health and Safety Code Section 18085-18093.5: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displayText.xhtml?lawCode=HSC&division=13.&title=&part=2.&chapter=8.&article=3
You’ll know if you need a surety bond because some entity will have required you to obtain one. They must also inform you of which specific bond type you’ll need. There are thousands of bonds across the country, all of which vary by state and industry.
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