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    • Affordable housing

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    • Apartments

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    • Home builders

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    • Residential condominiums

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    • Housing cooperatives

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    • Housing for the elderly

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    • Housing estates

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    • Homelessness

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    • Houses

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    • Illegal housing

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    • Housing law

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    • Moving and relocation

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    • Housing organizations

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    • Public housing

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    • Residential heating

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    • Right to housing

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    • Shanty towns

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    • Slums

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    • Student housing

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    • Transit-oriented developments

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    • Vacation rental

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    • Housing

    • Housing generally refers to the social problem of ensuring that members of society have a home in which to live, whether this is a house, or some other kind of dwelling, lodging, or shelter. Many governments have an administrative section that deals with housing, such as the United States Department of Housing and Urba ... Read »


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    • Accessible housing

    • Accessible housing refers to the construction or modification (such as through renovation or home modification) of housing to enable independent living for persons with disabilities. Accessibility is achieved through architectural design, but also by integrating accessibility features such as modified furniture, shelve ... Read »


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    • Bachelor pad

    • A bachelor pad is a slang term for a house (pad) in which a bachelor or bachelors (single men) live. The exact standards on what constitutes a bachelor pad are often ambiguous and debated but The Bachelor Pad offers the following definition: "A "bachelor pad" is a slang term for a living space owned by a bachelor (sin ... Read »


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    • Barndominium

    • The barndominium, is a neologism that is a portmanteau of barn and condominium with multiple meanings. One definition refers to a type of steel building. A non-traditional structure, the barndominium is a steel frame and sheet metal building, originally designed as a storage building or barn structure that has been r ... Read »


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    • ClimateHouse

    • The ClimateHouse energy efficiency certification promotes the adoption of building construction methods that meet energy saving and environment protection criteria. The category of energy saving, determines if a building is classified as a ClimateHouse. The ClimateHouse categories provide an instant estimate of a build ... Read »


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    • Coliving

    • Co-operative living arrangements occur when three or more biologically unrelated people choose to live together and share a common residential structure. Typically, in these co-ops, several people occupy a single dwelling unit, such as a large house, with each person (or couple) having a private area, including a bedr ... Read »


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    • Contract Buyers League

    • The Contract Buyers League (CBL) was a grassroots organization formed in 1968 by residents of North Lawndale, a Chicago, Illinois community. Assisted by Jack Macnamara, a Jesuit seminarian, and twelve white college students based at Presentation Roman Catholic Church, led by Msgr. Jack Egan, the CBL fought the discrimi ... Read »


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    • Courtyard housing

    • Courtyard housing is a distinct medium density multi-family housing typology centred on a shared outdoor open space or garden and surrounded by one or two storeys of apartment units typically only accessed by courtyard from the street (and not by an interior corridor). The courtyard housing typology developed in the Lo ... Read »


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    • Custom home

    • A custom home is a one-of-a-kind home that is designed for a specific client and for a particular location. The custom home builder may use plans created by an architect or by a professional home designer. Custom homes afford consumers the opportunity to control layout, lot size, and accessibility. In most cases, cust ... Read »


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    • Executive home

    • Executive home is a marketing term for a moderately large and well-appointed house. Such houses were formerly described as mansionettes or bijou residences. The word mansion historically denotes homes with more character or uniqueness than an average executive home. This is because executive homes are usually construc ... Read »


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    • Ger district

    • A ger district (Mongolian: гэр хороолол, ger khoroolol) is a form of residential district in Mongolian settlements. They usually consist of parcels with one or more detached houses or gers (hence the name), surrounded by two-metre high wooden fences. In other countries, gers are known a ... Read »


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    • German Association for Housing, Urban and Spatial Development

    • The German Association for Housing, Urban and Spatial Development (short term German Association, German: Deutscher Verband für Wohnungswesen, Städtebau und Raumordnung) is a politically independent association and registered with an approved non-profit status. It is concerned with key questions and future persp ... Read »


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    • Green belt

    • A green belt or greenbelt is a policy and land use designation used in land use planning to retain areas of largely undeveloped, wild, or agricultural land surrounding or neighbouring urban areas. Similar concepts are greenways or green wedges which have a linear character and may run through an urban area instead of a ... Read »


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    • Hitas

    • Hitas is a system for regulating the price and quality of apartments in Helsinki, Finland. The system is intended to provide affordable owned apartments to Helsinkians. Apartments within the Hitas system are set a maximum selling price already when the lot is signed over for construction, and this maximum selling price ... Read »


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    • Homelessness

    • Homelessness is the condition of people without a permanent dwelling, such as a house or apartment. People who are homeless are most often unable to acquire and maintain regular, safe, secure and adequate housing. The legal definition of homeless varies from country to country, or among different jurisdictions in the s ... Read »


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    • Homeowner association

    • In the United States, a homeowner association (HOA) is a private association formed by a real estate developer for the purpose of marketing, managing, and selling homes and lots in a residential subdivision. It grants the developer privileged voting rights in governing the association, while allowing the developer to e ... Read »


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    • Host family

    • A host family is a family consisting of at least one parent and one child under the age of 18 that invites an au pair from a foreign country for a specified period of time. The au pair lives “on equal terms” with the other members of the family and in return for food, board, and a salary, cares for children a ... Read »


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    • House

    • A house is a building that functions as a home, ranging from simple dwellings such as rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes and the improvised shacks in shantytowns to complex, fixed structures of wood, brick, concrete or other materials containing plumbing, ventilation and electrical systems. Houses use a range of differ ... Read »


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    • House construction phases

    • House construction phases are the phases a house goes through during its construction. The process often starts with a planning stage in which plans are prepared by an architect and approved by the client and any regulatory authority. Then the site is cleared, foundations are laid and trenches for connection to se ... Read »


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    • Housing discrimination

    • Housing discrimination is discrimination based on protected class status, variously including race, gender, religion, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation and gender identity, marital status, or veteran status, in the realm of housing and real estate. Four types of housing discrimination are rental disc ... Read »


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    • Housing gap

    • The Housing Gap is the term used in the Association for Consultancy and Engineering’s July 2013 housing research and refers to the differential in supply between house building rates and population growth. This gap equates to approximately 886,000 homes being needed by 2021 that are not being built. Using the mi ... Read »


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    • Housing in Europe

    • In 2007, 72.5% of tenants paid rent at market rates, 27.5% paid rent at reduced rates. More than 50% of EU households owned their homes, with the highest rates of home ownership found in Romania (96%), Lithuania and Slovakia (both 89%) and Hungary (87%). The lowest percentages of home ownership were in Switzerland (37% ... Read »


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    • Housing industry

    • The housing industry is the development, construction, and sale of homes. Its interests are represented in the United States by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). In Australia the trade association representing the residential housing industry is the Housing Industry Association. It also refers to the ho ... Read »


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    • Housing society

    • For the Hong Kong organization, see Hong Kong Housing Society. A housing society or apartment associations is a situation popular in India with a group of house owners within a residential complex, usually one consisting of buildings that each have flats. A housing society's apartments or premises are formed as per re ... Read »


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    • Housing starts

    • Housing starts is an economic indicator that reflects the number of privately owned new houses (technically housing units) on which construction has been started in a given period. These data are divided into three types: single-family houses, townhouses or small condos, and apartment buildings with five or more units. ... Read »


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    • Housing tenure

    • Housing tenure refers to the financial arrangements under which someone has the right to live in a house or apartment. The most frequent forms are tenancy, in which rent is paid to a landlord, and owner-occupancy. Mixed forms of tenure are also possible. The basic forms of tenure can be subdivided, for example an owne ... Read »


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    • HousingAnywhere

    • HousingAnywhere.com

      Housing Anywhere is an international online housing platform that focuses on the student housing market. The Rotterdam based start-up was founded in 2009 by Niels van Deuren, a student at that time at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Since 2014, Djordy Seelman has joined Niels van Deure ... Read »


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    • Income segregation

    • Income segregation is the separation of various peoples by class based on income. For example, certain people cannot get into country clubs because of insufficient funds. Many residential areas are segregated as a practical matter by income. ... Read »


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    • Infill

    • In urban planning, infill is the rededication of land in an urban environment, usually open space, to new construction. Infill also applies within an urban polity to construction on any undeveloped land that is not on the urban margin. The slightly broader term "land-recycling" is sometimes used instead. Infill has bee ... Read »


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    • Loftcube

    • Loftcube is a cube-shaped, German-built, personalised home container unit designed to rest atop rooftops designed by Werner Aisslinger. ... Read »


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    • Mixed-income housing

    • The definition of mixed income housing is broad and encompasses many types of dwellings and neighborhoods. Following Brophy and Smith, the following will discuss “non-organic” examples of mixed income housing, meaning “a deliberate effort to construct and/or own a multifamily development that has the mix ... Read »


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    • Overcrowding

    • According to the World Health Organization, overcrowding refers to the situation in which more people are living within a single dwelling than there is space for, so that movement is restricted, privacy secluded, hygiene impossible, rest and sleep difficult. The terms crowding and overcrowding are often used interchang ... Read »


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    • Pocket neighborhood

    • A pocket neighborhood is a type of planned community that consists of a grouping of smaller residences, often around a courtyard or common garden, designed to promote a close knit sense of community and neighborliness with an increased level of contact. Considerations involved in planning and zoning pocket neighborhood ... Read »


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    • Rental vacancy rate

    • The rental vacancy rate is an economic indicator which measures the percentage of rental homes that are . In the United States the Census Bureau keeps track of vacancy rates. In Canada Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation measures vacancy rates of 25 metropolitan areas across the country and publishes the findings ... Read »


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    • Reserves for Common-Interest Developments

    • Reserves are funds collected for the long-term maintenance or replacements of the common areas in a common-interest development (CID). The funds accumulate until they are needed for such. In a common-interest development, the funds are managed through a board of directors (BOD) elected by the homeowners' association ( ... Read »


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    • Residential area

    • A residential area is a land use in which housing predominates, as opposed to industrial and commercial areas. Housing may vary significantly between, and through, residential areas. These include single-family housing, multi-family residential, or mobile homes. Zoning for residential use may permit some services or wo ... Read »


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    • Residential care

    • Residential care refers to long-term care given to adults or children who stay in a residential setting rather than in their own home or family home. There are various residential care options available, depending on the needs of the individual. People with disabilities, mental health problems, learning difficulties, ... Read »


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    • Right to housing

    • The right to housing is the economic, social and cultural right to adequate housing and shelter. It is recognised in many national constitutions and in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The right to housing is recognised in a number of int ... Read »


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    • Rural housing

    • The lack of affordable housing is one of the most critical issues facing rural communities in the UK. Some of the consequences of this are: An integrated approach is key to sustain rural communities. The lack of affordable housing in rural areas of the United States continues to be a critical issue and concern. ... Read »


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    • Supported living

    • Supported living or supportive living refers to a range of services designed to help disabled citizens retain their independence in their local communities. Supported living has been defined in diverse ways in the US, including early conceptualization in New York as integrated apartment living, and one early defin ... Read »


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    • Townhouse

    • A townhouse, or town house as used in North America, Asia, Australia, South Africa and parts of Europe, is a type of terraced housing. A modern town house is often one with a small footprint on multiple floors. The term originally referred in British usage to the city residence (normally in London) of someone whose mai ... Read »


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    • Townhouse (Great Britain)

    • Townhouse in British usage originally refers to the town or city residence, in practice normally in London, of a member of the nobility or gentry, as opposed to their country seat, generally known as a country house or, colloquially, for the larger ones, stately home. The grandest of the London townhouses were stand-al ... Read »


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    • Transit-oriented development

    • In urban planning, a transit-oriented development (TOD) is a type of urban development that maximizes the amount of residential, business and leisure space within walking distance of public transport. A TOD typically includes a central transit stop (such as a train station, or light rail or bus stop) surrounded by a h ... Read »


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    • Tsunami-proof building

    • A tsunami-proof building is a purposefully designed building which will, through its design integrity, withstand and survive the forces of a tsunami wave or extreme storm surge. It is hydrodynamically shaped to offer protection from high waves. An example of such an architecture is where a laminar flow around a buildi ... Read »


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    • Ugsarmal bair

    • Ugsarmal bair (Mongolian: Угсармал байр, assembled building), or just Ugsarmal, is the Mongolian term for high rise panel buildings. Most of these buildings were built in the 1970s and 1980s with Soviet funding and Soviet designs, in order to supply a greater share of Mongolia's popu ... Read »


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