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Affordable housing: Affordable housing is housing which is deemed affordable to those with a median household income or below as rated by the national government or a local government by a recognized housing affordability index. Most of the literature on affordable housing refers to mortgages and number of forms that exist along a continuum – from emergency shelters, to transitional housing, to non-market rental , to formal and informal rental, indigenous housing, and ending with affordable home ownership.In Australia, the National Affordable Housing Summit Group developed their definition of affordable housing as housing that is "...reasonably adequate in standard and location for lower or middle income households and does not cost so much that a household is unlikely to be able to meet other basic needs on a sustainable basis." Affordable housing in the United Kingdom includes "social rented and intermediate housing, provided to specified eligible households whose needs are not met by the market." The notion of housing affordability became widespread in the 1980s in Europe and North America.
Affordable Health Care for America Act: The Affordable Health Care for America Act was a bill that was crafted by the United States House of Representatives in October 29 of 2009. It never became law as originally drafted.
Affordable Weapon System: The Affordable Weapon System is a US Navy program to design and produce a low cost "off the shelf" cruise missile launchable from a self-contained unit mounted in a standard shipping container.
Affordable housing in Canada: Affordability of housing in Canada presents a complex paradox. By 2004, 1.7 million Canadians had housing affordability issues, yet Canada is considered to be among the more affordable places to live, using market-oriented analyses of affordability such as those provided by the Royal Bank of Canada.
Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria: The Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria is a financing mechanism intended to expand access to affordable and effective antimalarial medication (artemisinin-based combination therapies, ACTs). It works primarily through the commercial private sector, in addition to the public and non-governmental organization sectors which are the more traditional routes for development assistance in malaria control.