Homes

Homes may refer to:

  • the plural form of "home";
  • an abbreviation of "homie".

HOMES may refer to:

  • a mnemonic for remembering the names of five Great Lakes.

Other articles related to "homes, home":

McMansion - Criticism - Size
... vegetables in the house next door." Built as tract "mansions" or executive homes in marketing parlance, they generally are found in outlying suburban areas because lot sizes in older ... These homes usually are constructed among other large homes by a subdivider on speculation they generally are built en-masse by a development ...
Lustron House - Lustrons On A Marine Base?
... In January 2006, it was announced that the homes, which had grown "too small for most families," would be eliminated from base housing and would be given away ... and $8,000 deposit) in 2006, yet only one individual came forward and acquired a home, which was disassembled and moved to storage in Delaware ... demolished in 2006, and an additional thirty-four homes were razed in 2007 ...
Visitability
... Visitability is an international movement to change home construction practices so that virtually all new homes, whether or not designated for residents who currently ... Supporters ultimately want to require that all new homes be at least partly accessible to people with mobility impairments ... Newly constructed homes often contain the same major barriers as older, existing homes steps at every entrance, and narrow interior doors, with the bathroom door usually the narrowest door in ...
McMansion - Origins
... Beginning in California in the 1980s, the larger home concept was intended to fill a gap between the more modest suburban tract home and the upscale custom homes found in gated, waterfront, or golf ... The larger homes proved popular and demand increased dramatically, particularly in light of new land-management laws that were enacted in the 1980s and '90s ... Efforts to economize may have led to a decline in quality for many of these new homes, prompting the coinage of the disparaging term ...
Oregon Ballot Measures 37 (2004) And 49 (2007) - Measure 49
... Measure 49 Modifies Measure 37 clarifies right to build homes limits large developments protects farms, forests, groundwater ... Claimants may not build more than three homes on such lands ... and industrial developments, such as strip malls and mines, on land reserved for homes, farms, forests and other uses ” A record 117 paid arguments on Measure 49 appeared in the voter ...

Famous quotes containing the word homes:

    I had the idea that there were two worlds. There was a real world as I called it, a world of wars and boxing clubs and children’s homes on back streets, and this real world was a world where orphans burned orphans.... I liked the other world in which almost everyone lived. The imaginary world.
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)

    The Cairo conference ... is about a complicated web of education and employment, consumption and poverty, development and health care. It is also about whether governments will follow where women have so clearly led them, toward safe, simple and reliable choices in family planning. While Cairo crackles with conflict, in the homes of the world the orthodoxies have been duly heard, and roundly ignored.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)

    She is watching her country lose its evoked master shape watching
    it lose
    And gain get back its houses and peoples watching it bring up
    Its local lights single homes lamps on barn roofs
    James Dickey (b. 1923)