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Exempting/Retitling

Requirements to exempt a manufactured home from title, or to retitle a home and remove it from the county deed records.

Requirements for exempting a manufactured home from title and recording as real property:

  • Manufactured Home Ownership Document Application for New and Used Homes (form 2952) signed by the owners.
  • The ownership of the land and the manufactured home needs to match exactly. If necessary, the name on the manufactured home can be changed as part of the transaction.
  • Taxes paid in full at time of transaction. This includes an advance demand, if applicable.
  • Valid Tax Certification. You get this form from the county in which the home is located. It certifies that all taxes on the account are paid in full.
  • Original DMV title or ownership document.
  • Secured lender signature releasing interest, if applicable, on one of the following:
  • Copy of the recorded Application for Recording Manufactured Home as Real Property (form 5176). If there's already a secured lender of record, they’ll be listed as the Secured Interest Holder on this form.
  • $42.00 cash, check, or money order payable to Washington County. This amount includes the tax certification fee ($16.00) and county exemption fee ($26.00). There will be an addition $55.00 fee if the owner's name needs to be changed on the ownership document as part of the transaction.

Requirements for retitling a manufactured home and removing it from county deed records:

  • Manufactured Home Ownership Document Application for New and Used Homes (form 2952) signed by:
    • the owners -and-
    • the buyers
  • Taxes paid in full at time of transaction. This includes an advance demand, if applicable.
  • Valid Tax Certification. You get this form from the county in which the home is located. It certifies that all taxes on the account are paid in full.
  • Copy of the recorded Application to Remove Manufactured Home from County Deed Records (form 5175). If there's already a secured lender of record, they'll need to have a notarized signature on this form.
  • A notarized Affidavit in Support of Change to a Manufactured Home (form 5221) from each party with the appropriate box checked, if:
    • You're signing for a trust or conservatorship.
    • You're signing with power of attorney.
  • $97.00 cash, check, or money order payable to Washington County. This amount includes the tax certification fee ($16.00), county exemption fee ($26.00), and ownership document fee ($55.00).

For forms and further information, contact us, or visit the Building Codes Division website, or view the Manufactured Home Ownership Document Transaction Guide.

The required documents and fees can be mailed to our office or presented in person.

Location

Department of Assessment & Taxation

155 N First Avenue
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm