NTA Press Release

NTA Ready to Assist Truss Manufacturers Regarding HUD Amendments to Test Procedures

November 27, 2013

NAPPANEE, IN: Jan. 13, 2014, is the effective date for the implementation of the final rule from the Department of House and Urban Development (HUD) amending roof truss testing procedures under section 3280.402 in the Federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (FMHCSS). The changes to the test procedures were initially issued in the Federal Register on Jan. 18, 2013.

At NTA, we stand ready to help ensure a smooth transition to the amended HUD roof truss testing procedures by providing the following services to our truss manufacturers:

Truss Testing

In addition, we’ve sent our truss clients a letter and one-page overview chart that summarizes the most significant changes to 24 CFR 3280.402: Download it now.

We’ve made accessible a copy of the final rule in the Federal Register: Download it now.

NTA Ready to Aid Truss Manufacturers with HUD Changes

For additional assistance regarding the updated HUD truss test procedures, please contact: Alan Reder, certification account manager at 1.574.773.7975.

About NTA, Inc.: NTA, Inc., located in Nappanee, Indiana, provides building product certification, building code compliance review, engineering design services, inspection and product testing. The company has over 60 trained professional engineers, plan reviewers, technicians, consultants and design draftsmen with professional registrations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


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