Group Homes

Residential dwellings that are single housekeeping units, provide care for small groups of unrelated residents requiring supervision, and are intended to reproduce the circumstances of family life; for temporary residences of former convicts, drug users, or mental patients awaiting a return to society, use "halfway houses.".

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3035
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group homes
group home
community-based residences
foster homes, group
group foster homes
homes, group
homes, group foster
residences, community-based
gezinsvervangende tehuizen Dutch
gezinsvervangend tehuis Dutch
huizen voor begeleid wonen Dutch
residencias comunitarias Spanish
residencia comunitaria Spanish

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Residential dwellings that are single housekeeping units, provide care for small groups of unrelated residents requiring supervision, and are intended to reproduce the circumstances of family life; for temporary residences of former convicts, drug users, or mental patients awaiting a return to society, use "halfway houses."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006763. The J. Paul Getty Trust.