Exemptions

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 transfer, including advance demand, if applicable.
  • Valid Tax Certification, certified by the county in which the home is located AND submitted before the expiration date entered by the country official on the certification. This form is obtained from the county and certifies that all taxes on the account are paid in full at the time of the transaction.
  • Original DMV title or ownership document with the secured lender release signature, if applicable. The secured lender may also sign their release on page 5 of form 2952 or on the Security Interest Change (form 2948) if the DMV title or ownership document is not available.
  • Copy of the recorded Application for Recording Manufactured Home as Real Property (form 5176). If there is already a secured lender of records, they will be listed as the Secured Interest Holder on this form.
  • Cash, check or money order payable to Washington County for $42.00, which includes the tax certification fee ($16.00) and county exemption fee ($26.00).
  • For more details on how to complete this process, contact the Washington County Special Programs unit at 503-846-8741.

Requirements for Unexempting Manufactured Home, Removing it from County Deed Records, and Retitling it 

  • 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 transfer, including advance demand, if applicable.
  • Valid Tax Certification, certified by the county in which the home is located AND submitted before the expiration date entered by the country official on the certification. This form is obtained from the county and certifies that all taxes on the account are paid in full at the time of the transaction.
  • Copy of the recorded Application to Remove Manufactured Home form County Deed Records (form 5175). If there is already a secured lender of records, they will need to have notarized signature on this form.
  • If you are signing for a trust or conservatorship, or signing with power of attorney, submit a notarized Affidavit in Support of Change to a Manufactured Home (form 5221) from each applicable party with the appropriate box checked. 
  • Cash, check or money order payable to Washington County for $97.00, which includes the tax certification fee ($16.00), county exemption fee ($26.00) and ownership document fee ($55.00).
  • For more details on how to complete this process, contact Washington County Special Programs unit at 503-846-8741.

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

Mail to: 

Washington County 
Assessment & Taxation
Attn: Manufactured Home Unit
155 N. First Ave., Ste 130, MS 8
Hillsboro, OR 97124

For requests in person, we are located in Suite 130 on the first floor of the Public Services Building at 155 N. First Ave., in downtown Hillsboro.

For forms and further information, contact us at 503-846-8741, or visit the Building Codes Division website at www.oregon.gov/bcd/man-home-own/pages/man-home-own.aspx or view the Manufactured Home Ownership Document Transaction Guide