Right of habitation
RIGHT OF HABITATION. By this term, in Louisiana, is understood the right of dwelling gratuitously in a house, the property of another. Civ. Code, art. 623; 3 Toull. ch. 2, p. 325; 14 Toull. n. 279, p. 330; Poth. h.t., n. 22- 25.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.