scientist who studies history through the relics and remains of old civilizations.
weather conditions of a region determined by temperature and meteorological changes over a period of years.
individually owned housing units in a multi-unit development.
everything about the way a group of people live.
one building that contains two separate living units.
houses that are partially covered with soil.
a unit with one main room, a small kitchen area, and a bathroom.
a legal action that requires tenants to move out before the lease has expired.
the position of a house in relation to the sun and wind.
designing, building, and operating homes to use materials, energy, and water efficiently.
any structure built for people to live in.
(The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development) - an agency that provides funding for housing for the elderly and disabled.
a legal document a lessee signs when agreeing to rent housing for a specified period of time.
someone who pays rent to use or occupy property owned by someone else.
a person who owns a property and rents it to someone else.
a transportable structure, constructed in a factory, designed to be used as a single family dwelling.
a home made up of separate boxlike sections that are built in a factory and assembled at the site.
a self-contained town, zoned for residential and business uses.
a fee paid by a renter to cover the cost of any future damage that may be caused to the unit.
simple and easy-to-use home automation system based on computer technology.
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.
the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes such as reaching goals, meeting needs, and solving problems
a series of individual housing units, usually identical in appearance, with a common wall between each dwelling.
designing interiors and products to accommodate all people with a variety of requirements, needs, and abilities.
services such as electric power, gas, water, and telephone