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Definition of the noun Affordability

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noun - plural: affordabilities

  1. The extent to which something is affordable, as measured by its cost relative to the amount that the purchaser is able to pay.

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Google previewKnowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality (2016)

Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality 2015 (SERVE 2015), Bandung, Indonesia, 1-2 August 2015 by Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung, Abd Razak Zakaria, Zuwati Binti Hasim

Purchase affordability refers to the ability of households to purchase a house through bank financing. The major constraint in home ownership is the difficulty in obtaining housing finance. This includes overly-onerous deposit requirements, ...

Google previewFire Sale (2010)

How to Buy US Foreclosures by Philip McKernan

Affordability The lack of affordability is a big cause of the recent downturn in certain markets. But some of the markets with the most “affordable” housing also have shrinking populations, ...

Google previewA Twenty-First Century U.S. Water Policy (2012)

by Juliet Christian-Smith, Peter H. Gleick, Heather Cooley, Lucy Allen, Amy Vanderwarker, Kate A. Berry

For lowincome households, affordability is a question of both the economic burden a water bill places on a resident and whether that resident is being forced to displace other essential services to provide the basic need of water. The EPA ...

Google previewDraft Heritage Protection Bill (2008)

Eleventh Report of Session 2007-08; Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence

Accordingly, affordability is a key issue. The CDS recognises this limitation and provides "space" for the University to plan maintenance, carry out refurbishment and pursue new development. Until funding becomes available, some projects will ...

Google previewMilitary Cost–Benefit Analysis (2015)

Theory and Practice by Francois Melese, Anke Richter, Binyam Solomon

to obtain the best value for every dollar they invest in defense programs, affordability is a growing concern.4 In an age of fiscal austerity, where deficits and debt require rethinking defense budgets, affordability increasingly takes center stage.

Google previewBuying Military Transformation (2012)

Technological Innovation and the Defense Industry by Peter Dombrowski, Eugene Gholz

Affordability is a familiar goal of defense acquisition programs, although it is frequently a goal that receives disproportionately low weight in the overall acquisition decision process. For UAV manufacturers and transformation advocates ...

Google previewThe Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (2001)

Year 2000 Progress Assessment of the PATH Program by Committee for Oversight and Assessment of the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing, Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council

Although improving affordability is an appropriate goal for PATH, the performance measure should be more realistic. The second goal is to reduce the environmental impact and energy use of new homes by 50 percent or more and reduce ...

Google previewThe Potato (2014)

Botany, Production and Uses by Roy Navarre, Mark J Pavek

Affordability is a primary consideration for much of the planet's population and is a key component of food security. A gradual increase in global potato production will help address future food supply and nutrition issues, especially when ...

Google previewThe Report: Ghana 2012

CHINERY-HESSE: Affordability is a problem. Equipment is cheap, but software and services are expensive. However, this can be overcome. The software business can apply the same model that has been employed by telecoms companies in ...

Google previewMilitary Textiles (2008)

by E. Wilusz

Affordability is an important consideration in material design because, even if a very expensive protective garment provides the best CB protection, it would probably be prohibitively so for common users such as the infantry. In special military ...

Google previewComputer System Reliability (2013)

Safety and Usability by B.S. Dhillon

matters term memory, but its affordability is a limiting factor 9 Are subjected to stress because of Are completely free of such problems interpersonal or other problems 10 Have excellent memory Are very costly to have the same capability 11 ...

Google previewDepartment of Energy and Climate Change: Annual Energy Statement 2013 - Cm. 8732 (2013)

by Great Britain: Department of Energy and Climate Change

Whilst the Government has limited influence over world energy market prices, consumer affordability is an important priority. Investing now to improve energy efficiency and build a diverse, low carbon energy mix will help to protect consumers ...

Google previewPlanetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning (2007)

by Abhijeet Chavan

Affordability is a big part of the engine that drove sprawl in the first place, along with a quest for wide-open spaces, backyards and patios, good schools, and especially since September 11, a sense of safety and security to raise our families.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy: A-J (2003)

by Jack Rabin

Affordability. Bill Simonsen Mark D. Robbins University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, U.S.A. Raymond Brown University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. INTRODUCTION Municipal bonds are an important way that state and local ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Homelessness (2004)

by David Levinson

The limitation to affordability standards based on poverty levels is that these were not established as inclusive standard budgets of goods and services meeting minimum annual needs for a family of a particular size and composition. With the ...

Google previewAlternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia (2016)

by Jay H. Lehr, Jack Keeley

The affordability of LPG in Albania, Brazil, Guatemala, and Peru was comparable, but the selection rate ranged from 51 percent to 88 percent, suggesting the potential to increase LPG use further in the countries with low selection rates and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Creativity (2011)

provide affordability Be safe, be time efficient, provide sustainability, provide affordability Be time efficient, provide affordability Behavior (B) of an artifact is defined as the attributes that can be derived from its structure ('what the artifact does') ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Economics, Third Edition (2014)

by Anthony J. Culyer

Affordability. A term that has no clear meaning in economics, though its one unambiguous possible meaning, viz. entities whose purchase price is lower than the value of the purchaser's realizable wealth, seems not to be the one people ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Housing, Second Edition (2012)

by Andrew T. Carswell

Balancing affordability and opportunity: ...

Google previewDictionary of Finance and Investment Terms, 9th ed. (2014)

by John Downes, Jordan Goodman

AFFORDABILITY INDEX standard established by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) to gauge the financial ability of consumers to buy a home. A reading of 100 means a family earning the national median family income ( reported by ...

Google previewThe Complete Dictionary of Mortgage & Lending Terms Explained Simply (2011)

What Smart Investors Need to Know by Atlantic Publishing Group

Affordability: When a house's price is within the financial means of a consumer. Affordability is generally represented by the absolute highest price the consumer can pay for a house while being authorized for the mortgage necessary to pay ...

Google previewDictionary of Finance and Investment Terms (2010)

AFFORDABILITY INDEX Standard established by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) to gauge the financial ability of consumers to buy a home. A reading of 100 means a family earning the national median family income ( reported by ...

Google previewThe Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising (2015)

by John McDonough, Karen Egolf

®Affordability ̄;. PGTips«s tea, with its famous chimps; and beverage marketer John Smith«s, ...

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There are times when honesty is a luxury.
Like any luxury it always remains
a question of affordability

(Joe Fazio)
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The value of this 13-letter word is 25 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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