HIC [ Housing and Land Rights Network ]

Home| Sitemap | Contact Us

HICtionary Arabic HICtionary HICtionary of Key Habitat Terms

Browse our HICtionary Alphabetically
  A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    L    M    N    O    P    R    S    T    U    V    W    Z 
  • Adverse possession
  • A means by which one can legally take property without paying for it. The requirements for adversely possessing property vary from country to country, but usually include continuous use for a period of five or more years and paying taxes and/or paying for services on the property without a legal challenge from another owner.

    Land Times

    HLRN Publications

    All rights reserved to HIC-HLRN -Disclaimer