Multi-Family

Definition

  • A building or dwelling that has more than four residential units.

Synonyms
town housing, apartment complex, quadplex, multi-family complex

Acronyms
MF, mfam

Alternate Spellings
multifamily

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Attached Structure Definition,
    • A building that is attached to another building.
  • Co-housing Definition,
    • Also called cooperative housing and community housing, is an arrangement in which dwelling units have access to a shared space with a large kitchen, dining hall, laundry and children's play areas.
  • Common Areas Definition,
    • Areas of a building or land and the amenities owned (or managed) by a planned unit development, or condominium project's homeowners' association, or a cooperative project's cooperative corporation that are used by all of the unit owners who share in the common expenses of their operation and maintenance. Common areas include swimming pools, tennis courts, and other recreational facilities, as well as common hallways of buildings, parkades, means of ingress and egress, etc.
  • Condominium (condo) Abbreviation,
    • A condominium is an apartment building or townhouse complex where the structure and living areas are managed and owned, rather than rented, by the building's tenants.
    • A structure of two or more housing units. The interior space of the units are individually owned. The balance of the property (land, building and other amenities) is owned in common by the owners of the individual units.
  • Detached Structure Definition,
    • A building that is not attached to another building.
  • Duplex (dup) Abbreviation,
    • One building that contains two housing units.
    A two-unit complex.
  • Single-Family Detached Home Definition,
    • A house that one family lives in and is not attached to another house (like a duplex).
  • Townhouse (town, twnhse, th) Abbreviation,
    • A house that is attached to or built close to other houses.
  • Triplex Definition,
    • One building that contains three housing units.
Compare. Calculate. Apply today.
Compare Mortgage RatesMortgage CalculatorsApply for a Mortgage