Title Transfers

Requirements for selling or 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, and, if applicable, the secured lender of record.
  • 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 befor the expiration date entered by the county 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.
  • If you are adding a new lender, or refinancing in conjunction with removing the existing security interest holder, we will require the Security Interest Change (form 2948), signed by both the owner and the new secured interest holder.  
  • If you are removing an owner because you were awarded ownership in a divorce, by right of survivorship, or 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) for each applicable party with the appropriate box checked. 
  • If there are extenuating circumstances such as Probate, Inheritance, or loss of proof of ownership, please contact our office or refer to the Manufactured Home Ownership Document Guide for more details, including any forms needed for your transaction.
  • $55.00 ownership document fee plus the $16.00 Tax Certification fee, totaling $71.00, should be payable to Washington County by cash, check, or money order. 

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), singed by the buyers and 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, certified by the county in which the home is located AND submitted before the expiration date entered by the county official on the certification. The form is obtained from the county and certified that all taxes on the account are paid in full at the time of the transaction. 
  • If you are signing for a trust or conservatorshiop, or signing with power of attorney, submit a notarized Affidavit of Support of Change to a Manufactured Home (form 5221) from each applicable party with the appropriate box checked. 
  • $55.00 ownership document fee plus $16.00 Tax Certification fee, totaling $71.00, should be payable to Washington County by cash, check, or money order.

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, Oregon 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-owner.aspx or view the Manufactured Home Ownership Document Transaction Guide