INDEX OF DEFINITIONS
Certificate of Title (HCD Ownership)
Change of Business Name
Change of Name
Chattel Manufactured Homes
Correction of Name
Encumber a Title (To Add a Lender)
HCD Insignia / HUD Label
Legal Owner (Lender)
Local Property Tax and Tax Clearance Certificate
Pink Slip (DMV Ownership Certificate)
Registration Card (HCD Document)
Situs (Physical Location)
Transfer of a Unit into the Name of a Trust
Transfer on Death (TOD) Beneficiary
CERTIFICATE OF TITLE (HCD OWNERSHIP)
Manufactured Homes, Mobilehomes, Commercial Modulars, Floating Homes and Truck
Campers located in the State of California are issued a Certificates of Title by the
Department of Housing and Community Development.
Certificates of Title issued from July 1, 1981 through February 28, 1998 are a one sided
8.5 x 11 document and White in color.
Certificates of Title issued March 1, 1998 and later are a two sided 8.5 x 11 document and
Tan in color.
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CHANGE OF BUSINESS NAME
A Corporation, Business or Partnership is requesting a Name Change. One of the
following documentations would be required, in addition to other required documents:
1) A copy of the Board of Directors Resolution authorizing the name change.
2) A copy of the Minutes of the Meeting authorizing the name change.
3) A statement on Company Letterhead signed by a Corporation, Business or
Partnership Officer or a representative of the company, dated and attesting to the
name change and that a change of business entity has not occurred.
If the Business is a partnership or owned by an individual, you may use our
Statement of Facts form (HCD 476.6) to indicate it is not a change in business
4) A copy of documents filed with the Secretary of State’s O