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tract house

A house that is substantially similar to all other houses in a subdivision.

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Beazer brings us the technical support and financial wherewithal to get into tract housing as well as the semi-custom homes we are known for," says Gulfcoast president Craig Bloxham, who founded the company with his brother Norman.
Hinton will oversee the major components of the new Real Estate Division which include: tract housing construction financing; the support of Imperial's commercial loan officers with underwriting, documentation and post-closing services; management of Imperial's existing real-estate portfolio; Imperial's in-house real-estate mortgage brokerage operations; and management of the bank's facilities statewide.
Firms such as Marmol Radziner, Rocio Romero and Lazor Office believe homeowners are willing to pay a little extra to escape tract housing without mortgaging their solvency on a truly custom modern home.
He is continuing the work his father, Isaac Muss, started almost 100 years ago, by becoming one of the pioneers of tract housing in this country, building hundreds of units a year in the Brownsville and East New York areas of Brooklyn.
Indeed, the framing segments of cops called in to talk down men and women teetering at the edge of explosion, although occupying relatively little time, viscerally bring home the strip malls and tract housing, the racism and unemployment from which these women come.
In doling out mortgages, the Federal Housing Administration has overwhelmingly favored suburban tract housing over the rehabilitation of existing houses in urban areas.
He adopts a real scorched-earth policy in his interpretation of the American Dream--and, of course, nothing embodies the American Dream more succinctly than tract housing.
The 400-acre community college has a long history of agricultural education since it was founded in 1947 - before tract housing, strip malls and big business replaced the Valley's orchards, ranches and farms.
Particularly for situations where risk is minimal, smaller, community-oriented commercial banks are beginning to fund affordable tract housing, even if some small loan amount remains outstanding after repayment of the first tranche.
He was a bestows pioneer in tract housing and a prolific builder in Brooklyn and Queens.
CASTAIC - There's a supermarket in town now and a Rite Aid, but Gallions Castaic Corner market has held its own in a town that's a curious mix of fishermen, truckers and miles and miles of new tract housing.
The Last Cowboy,'' on the other hand, is a contemporary tale about estranged father Will (Lance Henriksen) and daughter Jacqueline (Jennie Garth) who unite in an effort to forestall foreclosure of the family ranch at the hands of rotten banks not even managed out of Texas anymore and real-estate cynics who want to turn the land over to no doubt really ugly tract housing.