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Unit 1 Vocabulary . Housing and Interior Design Mrs. Dollard. Climate. The recorded weather conditions of a region which are determined by temperature and meteorological changes over a period of years . Condominium. Individually owned housing units in a multi-unit development . Culture .

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Unit 1 vocabulary

Unit 1 Vocabulary

Housing and Interior Design

Mrs. Dollard


Climate

Climate

  • The recorded weather conditions of a region which are determined by temperature and meteorological changes over a period of years


Condominium

Condominium

  • Individually owned housing units in a multi-unit development


Culture

Culture

  • Everything about the way a group of people live


Duplex

Duplex

  • One building that contains two separate living units.


Earth sheltered

Earth Sheltered

  • Houses that rare partially covered with soil


Efficiency apartment

Efficiency Apartment

  • A unit with one main room, a small kitchen area, and a bathroom


Eviction

Eviction

  • A legal action that requires tenants to move out before the lease has expired


Exposure

Exposure

  • The position of a house in relation to the sun and the wind


Family life cycle

Family Life Cycle

  • Series of stages through which an average family passes


Interest rate

Interest Rate

  • A fixed quantity or charge fro borrowed money, generally a percentage of the amount borrowed


Lease

Lease

  • A legal document a person signs when agreeing to rent housing for a specified period of time


Lessee

Lessee

  • Someone who pays rent to use or occupy property owned by someone else


Lessor

Lessor

  • A person who owns a property and rents it to someone else


Lifestyle

Lifestyle

  • Everything about the way one person, a couple, or a family chooses to live


Manufactured home

Manufactured Home

  • A transportable structure, constructed in a factory, designed to be used as a single family dwelling


Modular home

Modular Home

  • A home made up of separate boxlike sections that are built in a factory and assembled at the site.


Restrictions

Restrictions

  • Part of the covenants or conditions intended to enhance the use of common property which is recorded into the title of each owner


Security deposit

Security Deposit

  • A fee paid by a renter to cover the cost of any future damage that may be caused to the unit


Sublet

Sublet

  • To move out of a rental unit before the lease is up and rent the unit to someone else while retaining legal responsibility for the lease


Technology

Technology

  • The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes such as reaching goals, meeting needs, and solving problems


Tenants

Tenants

  • Those who pay rent to occupy property which is owned by someone else


Universal design

Universal Design

  • Designing interiors and home products to accommodate all people with a variety of requirements, needs, and abilities.


Utilities

Utilities

  • Services such as electric, power, gas, water, and telephone


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