This online status inquiry feature is a service primarily for consumers, but may be used by complainants, course providers, HCD staff, etc. Before accessing the information, you must first agree to use the online search database. Below is the agreement and the list of information that can be disclosed to the public when checking the status of an MH-unit or commercial modular manufacturer, dealer, and salesperson (including 90-Day Certificate Holders).
AGREEMENT REQUIRED FOR THE USE OF THE ONLINE OL SEARCH DATABASE.
By clicking on "I Agree" below, I am requesting that the California Department of Housing and Community Development provide me with the general business information described in California Code of Regulations, title 25, section 5071.
Section 5071. Disclosure of Information Regarding License Status
(a) Upon receipt of written request, the department may disclose to any member of the public, the following license status information which is on record with the department:
- Licensee's name, including all fictitious or business names
- License number
- Business address and telephone number
- Names of all principals and offices held
- Date of original licensure
- Date such license expires, expired, lapsed or was terminated and, if applicable, the reason for termination
- If the licensee is a salesperson, the name of the employing dealer and any information about the employer as listed above
The information available in the online Occupational License Search database is updated once every working day. If the license information you are searching for is not listed today, please check again soon.
Note to licensees: If your license record reflects information which is no longer current, notify the OL Program immediately by calling (800) 952-8356 or emailing OL@hcd.ca.gov to request forms to update the specific changes to your license. Staff will not make the changes based on a phone call or email. Failure to maintain accurate licensee information may result in administrative action and/or penalties.
California Department of Real Estate
You should also check with the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) to determine if an individual or business is licensed by DRE. DRE brokers and salespersons can sell used manufactured homes and mobilehomes that have previously been sold or placed on a foundation system. You can check DRE licenses at DRE license search.