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A general tag for a building constructed primarily for residential purposes. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Buildings
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination


See also
Status: de facto


A general tag for a building used primarily for residential purposes.

Where additional detail is available consider using one or more areas tagged as

See full list at Key:building#Accommodation

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