Normally the Place Where One Lives
This is most often a house,
apartment or duplex. A person is only allowed one primary residence during any point in time, although this residence may be shared with other people! The primary residence is deem to be a legal dwelling for income tax purposes and/or obtaining a
mortgage. The measurement of a primary residence for the most part is guidelines rather than definite rules. Residential status is most often ascertained on an individual case basis. Possible aspects include:
- telephone listing
- mailing address
- voting registration
- time spent at residence per year
- location of personal effects, and
- stated purpose of residence on insurance policies.
Use in Urban Planning
The primary residence is the main dwelling unit on a parcel of land. This term distinguishes this unit from a potential secondary suite.
Mar 3, 2011
Categories: Property Law