The manufactured housing association movement in Canada began with the incorporation of the Canadian Manufactured Housing Institute in 1953.
In Atlantic Canada, the Mobile Home, Travel Trailer and Park Association of New Brunswick was formed in early 1970s. In 1981, the Association decided to name our fledgling organization the New Brunswick Manufactured Homes and Parks Association.
The Mobile Home, Travel Trailer and Parks Association of Nova Scotia was formed in 1973 and incorporated in 1974. In 1995 the name was changed to the Manufactured Housing Association of Nova Scotia.