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Government Affairs

As a trade association for the commercial modular construction industry, MBI works on behalf of its members around the world. Some of the most important work we do involves removing legislative barriers, helping to create industry-friendly codes and regulations, and connecting our members with the governmental agencies that govern their activities.



Building Codes

The Modular Building Institute maintains a complete list of building codes used in all US states and Canadian provinces, as well as contact information for state and provincial code officials.


Note: to access this list, you must be an active MBI member. Not a member? Join here!




Latest Article

Urban Areas Paving the Way for Modular Construction to Address Housing Needs

Without enough skilled labor, homes are more expensive to build and they can’t get built quickly enough — ultimately pushing up rental costs. There is good news, though. Two cities — Chicago and Salt Lake City — are removing obstacles so modular construction can do more to help address their housing shortages.

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Monthly Updates

The monthly updates below detail MBI's efforts on behalf of its members and the industry at-large. Questions? Contact MBI's government affairs director Jon Hannah-Spacagna.


April 2021 Government Affairs Update

Updates from CMHC, FEMA, plus individual bill initiatives in California, Illinois, and more!


March 2021 Government Affairs Update

Updates from the CMHC Rapid Housing Initiative, UL2600, FEMA, the PRO Act, California, Illinois, and more!


February 2021 Government Affairs Update

Updates from Salt Lake City, CMHC, Canada, Washington DC, California, and the National Governors Assoc.


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