2012 Edition

national industry 721310

Rooming and Boarding Houses


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating rooming and boarding houses and similar facilities, such as fraternity houses, sorority houses, off-campus dormitories, residential clubs, and workers' camps. These establishments provide temporary or longer-term accommodations which, for the period of occupancy, may serve as a principal residence. These establishments also may provide complementary services, such as housekeeping, meals, and laundry services.

The immediate parent of national industry 721310 is international industry 72131: Rooming and Boarding Houses

Illustrative Examples

  • Dormitories (off campus) Sorority houses Fraternity houses Workers' camps Rooming houses


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 721310 -
2007 721310 -
2012 721310 -
2017 721310 -

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 721310, Rooming and Boarding Houses:

  1. accommodation
  2. accommodation and food service
  3. boarding house or hotel resort
  4. boarding house or room mercantile or office occupancy
  5. boarding house or room no mercantile or office occupancy
  6. boarding house or room three or four family mercantile or office occupancy
  7. boarding house or room three or four family no mercantile or office occupancy
  8. boarding or rooming house
  9. boarding rooming house including fraternity or sorority house
  10. boareding house or room no mercantile or office occupancy
  11. club not otherwise classified
  12. dormitory
  13. fraternity
  14. fraternity or sorority house
  15. fraternity or sorority house including boarding rooming house
  16. hotel or boarding house seasonal
  17. oilfield camp management no alcohol
  18. oilfield camp management with alcohol
  19. organization hotel and lodging house on membership basi
  20. residence for nurse and or hospital staff
  21. rooming and boarding house
  22. rooming and boarding house dormitory and worker camp
  23. rooming boarding house including fraternity or sorority house
  24. rooming house or boarding house
  25. school dormitory facility
  26. school dormitory facility nfp
  27. sorority
  28. sorority or fraternity house including boarding rooming house


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