10.1 Purpose

When an employee is authorized to move HG&E on relocation, the employer may pay the costs to move the employee's mobile home which serves as the employee's principal residence.

However, movement of a mobile home is restricted to those employees who owned such property prior to April 1, 2003.

Mobile homes purchased after April 1, 2003 are excluded from this Directive and will not be relocated at public expense.

10.2 Responsibility

It is the employee's responsibility after consulting with the CRSP, to contract and arrange for the move of the mobile home.

10.3 Funding Overview

The benefits outlined in this part are paid from both the Core Fund and the Customized/Personalized Funds as follows:

Benefit Core Fund Customized/Personalized Funds

Movement of Mobile Home

Actual and reasonable expenses

Over size or multiple units

Rental of equipment to remove from pad and positioning for hook up of towing vehicle

Actual and reasonable expenses


Rental of equipment to place on pad at destination

Actual and reasonable expenses


Storage when authorized

Actual and reasonable expenses

Additional expenses for oversize/multiple units

Basic in transit insurance

Actual cost up to $100,000

Additional insurance cost over $100,000

Other services and charges


Actual and reasonable expenses

10.4 Entitlements

The employer shall authorize reimbursement of actual and reasonable expenses from the Core Fund for the preparation, cartage and installation of the mobile home in accordance with this Directive.

10.4.1 Ceiling on the Reimbursement of Expenses:

  • Expenses must be less than market value of the mobile home.

10.5 Non-Transferable Savings from Core to Personalized

No savings are eligible for transfer from the Core to the Personalized Fund (i.e. shipping less than 1,000lb./room).

10.6 Prohibited Move of a Mobile Home

The movement of mobile homes is prohibited to the following locations:

  • Yukon and Northwest Territories - excluding Yellowknife.
  • Nunavut, Goose Bay, Labrador, Newfoundland.

10.7 Storage

If an employee's personal effects are in storage and it is found that the employee's mobile home (principal residence) is not practical at the new destination or that it cannot be shipped, and that the employee does not wish to sell/rent it, the employee shall be reimbursed* the storage costs of the mobile home.

* subject to condition of mobile home.

10.8 Moving from Storage

Upon relocating to a new destination an employee shall be authorized to move the mobile home to the new place of duty from where it was stored. Related expenses are reimbursed from the Customized/Personalized Funds.

10.9 Other Service Charges

Employees shall be reimbursed actual and reasonable expenses as follows:

Core Fund

  • Rental of equipment to remove from pad and position for hook-up of towing vehicle.
  • Cartage
  • Preparation (at destination) including blocking and connection of utilities.
  • Rental of equipment (at destination) to place on pad.
  • Basic in-transit insurance up to a value of $100,000.
  • Long-term storage (when authorized - Isolated Posts only).

Customized/Personalized Funds

  • Disconnection of utilities.
  • Cartage of oversized/multiple units and storage in transit.
  • Insurance in excess of the Core Fund and for oversized/multiple units (Personalized Fund only).
  • Preparation for transit including unblocking.
  • Ensuring road worthiness to provincial standards (Personalized Fund only).
  • Long-term storage - Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive (IPGHD) (when authorized) for oversized/multiple units.
  • Additional costs incurred for the movement of an oversize or multiple units.