Homestead

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A homestead originally meant a farmhouse and its adjacent outbuildings. By extension, it can mean any small cluster of houses.

Homestead may refer specifically to:

  • Homestead (unit), a unit of measurement equal to 160 acres
  • Homestead principle, a legal concept that one can establish ownership of unowned property through living on it
  • Homestead Acts, several United States federal laws that gave millions of acres to farmers known as homesteaders
  • Homestead exemption (U.S. law), a legal program to protect the value of a residence from expenses and/or forced sale arising from the death of a spouse
  • Homesteading, a lifestyle of agrarian self-sufficiency as practiced by a modern homesteader or urban homesteader

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