Housing refers to houses or buildings collectively; accommodation of people; planning or provision of accommodation by
an authority; and related meanings. The social issue is 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 one or more housing
authorities, sometimes also called a housing ministry, or housing department
Difference between house and home
The main difference between them is that house is concrete. House refers to a building in which someone lives. In contrast, a home can refer
either to a building or to any location that a person thinks of as the place where she lives and that belongs to her.
A dwelling unit
"Dwelling unit" means a structure or the part of a structure that is used as a home, residence or sleeping place by one person who maintains
a household or by two or more persons who maintain a common household.
Different Types of Houses
In smaller cities and semi-urban locations where land supply is still available, houses
are being built on individual plots. The house owner enjoys complete privacy and
infrastructure as per his taste and fervour. Such dwelling has its pros and cons.
While the owner enjoys complete freedom, he is not insulated from external risks
that may pose a threat to the property
Restricted supply of land has led to vertical developments taking place in cities.
Today, developers are offering a wide range of options with multiple amenities
that suit the requirement of modern home buyers.
Developers are also developing integrated township projects which are nothing
but self-sustained urban hubs or communities. Equipped with social and other
amenities such as club houses, schools, hospitals shopping complexes, these
townships offer residents a wholesome living experience. These townships being
built far away from city centers are also attracting buyers
Farmhouses and vacations houses are located away from urban crowd have also
become a common feature to attract hi-end buyers. In the last decade or so a
large chunk of this kind of supply has become part of organised supply of
housing, even as these are sporadic in nature.
A house which shares one or more common walls with another house,
including row houses and semidetached houses. A house that is joined to one
(or more) adjacent house(s) by a party wall
THE HOUSES WHICH HAVE NO COMMON WALL IN BETWEEN IS KNOWN AS
WHAT IS HABITAIT
the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism
HIGH RISE BULDING
A high-rise is a tall building or structure ·Buildings between 75 feet and 491 feet (23 m to 150
m) high are considered high-rises. Buildings taller than 492 feet (150 m) are classified as
skyscrapers. The materials used for the structural system of high-rise buildings are reinforced
concrete and steel
MID RISE BUILDING
mid-rise (of a building) having a moderately large number of stories, usually five to ten, and
equipped with elevators. a mid-rise apartment or office building.
LOW RISE BUILDING
A low-rise is a building that is only a few stories tall or any building that is shorter than a
high-rise, though others include the classification of mid-rise. Emporia defines a low-rise as
"an enclosed structure below 35 metres which is divided into regular floor levels." The city of
Toronto defines a mid-rise as a building between 4 and 12 stories. They also have elevators
row house. one of a row of houses having uniform, or nearly uniform, plans and
fenestration and usually having a uniform architectural treatment, as in certain housing
A dwelling unit
Dwelling unit" means a structure or the part of a structure that is used as a home, residence or sleeping place by one person who
maintains a household or by two or more persons who maintain a common household.