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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

Modular Building Institute Protects Members Doing Business in NY

Early during the 2020 New York State Legislature session, two companion bills—S5420 and A2933—were introduced. These bills would require the use of New York City union labor for all buildings built in the city and potentially the state, regardless of where the buildings were built or manufactured.

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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.


January 2021 Government Affairs Update

Updates from CMHC, Canada, Washington DC, FEMA, National Governors Assoc., New York, and California.


2020 Government Affairs Wrap-Up

Updates from CMHC, Canada, New York, California & more.


November 2020 Government Affairs Update

Updates from CMHC, National Governor's Association, Facilities Guideline Institute, California, New York, Canada, & more.


October 2020 Government Affairs Update

Updates from the Canadian Mortgage Housing Corporation, New York City, and California.


September 2020 Government Affairs Update

Updates from California, Utah, the National Governor's Association, and more.


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