Definitions - Commonly Used Terms and Acronyms

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There are currently 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter U.

Unit (of housing)
A housing unit consists of one or more habitable rooms intended to be occupied by one family for living, sleeping, cooking, and eating; except in congregate housing, where certain facilities may be shared.

Urban Renewal Area

Urban Renewal Area (URA)
A defined geography from which tax increment financing is both generated and spent.
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