A home is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe.

A home is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families in a tribe. It is often a house, apartment, or other building, or alternatively a mobile home, houseboat, yurt or any other portable shelter. {Wiki's "Home" Article, accessed 4-Jun-14.}

In the context of sustainability, a home is a dwelling that is for personal use and where the individual is likely legally permitted to make modifications (to varying degrees) to improve efficiency.

The tag is used to differentiate use-purpose, and is exclusionary from commercial, industrial, or agricultural purposes. Notably excepted is the homestead which, in US-English, denotes a family (or extended-family) dwelling co-located with farmland.

In any case, a question with this tag likely has scale, cost, or other suitability assumptions. Ideal answers for these questions may often need to demonstrate or list how they might not be appropriate for larger-scale, commercial, or industrial applications.

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