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Title Transfers

Requirements for transferring ownership on a new or used manufactured home.

Requirements for changing ownership for a used manufactured home:

  • Manufactured Home Ownership Document Application for New and Used Homes (form 2952) signed by:
    • the buyers
    • the sellers
    • the secured lender of record, if applicable
  • Taxes paid in full at time of transfer. 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:
  • If you’re adding a new lender, we'll require the Security Interest Change (form 2948). This needs to be signed by both the owner and the new secured interest holder.
  • A notarized Affidavit in Support of Change to a Manufactured Home (form 5221) for each party with the appropriate box checked, if:
    • You're removing an owner due to being awarded ownership in a divorce.
    • You're removing an owner by right of survivorship.
    • You're signing for a trust or conservatorship.
    • You're signing with power of attorney.
  • For circumstances such as Probate, Inheritance, or loss of proof of ownership, please contact our office or refer to the Manufactured Home Ownership Document Transaction Guide for more details, including any forms needed for your transaction.
  • $71.00 cash, check, or money order payable to Washington County. This amount includes the tax certification fee ($16.00) and ownership document fee ($55.00).

Requirements for recording ownership for a new home that is not currently in the Manufactured Home Ownership Document (MHODS) database:

  • Manufactured Home Ownership Document Application for New and Used Homes (form 2952), signed by:
    • the buyers
    • the sellers
    • with the lender information completed on page 4, if applicable
  • Manufactured Certificate of Origin (MCO) for newly built homes. This is provided by the manufacturer or dealer.
  • 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.
  • A notarized Affidavit of 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.
  • $71.00 cash, check, or money order payable to Washington County. This amount includes the tax certification fee ($16.00) 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
Saturday: Closed