Of, relating to, or intended for use by several families: a multifamily house. (adjective)
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Use "multifamily" in a sentence
"That's bad news, but there was a surge in what we call multifamily units, that's apartment buildings, and that overcame that, which gave us an increase of the 9.1 percent."
"I lived in multifamily midrises for half my childhood."
"The bank, which focuses on lending on rent-regulated apartment buildings, is on pace to exceed its 2009 total of $2.6 billion in multifamily and commercial real estate loan originations, Mr. Carpenter said."