Fuqua Homes loses license

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Friday, December 16, 2011

Oregon revoked Bend-based Fuqua Homes' license to sell manufactured homes.

The company was also fined $155,000.

The state opened an investigation into Fuqua after receiving complaints from consumers, a spokeswoman for Consumer and Business Services said.
State investigators found that the company had closed its factory in February but was still accepting customers’ deposits for home purchases, she said.
The company collected $500,000 through 26 deposits for the purchase of homes that were never built, the spokeswoman said. Fuqua Homes accepted the deposits between October 2008 and August 2011, she said.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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