deconvert
v. To take a house that had previously been converted into multiple apartments and return it to a single-family dwelling.

Example Citation:
"Concerned about the rising number of rental properties, the city adopted an aggressive plan to stop conversions. Not only does it offer developers and property owners financial incentives to deconvert, but also no conversion request goes unopposed."
—Matt Assad, "Bethlehem: A House Divided On Housing," The Morning Call, January 24, 2000

Earliest Citation:
If 75 percent of the condominium units in an association are sold to one owner, can the new owner “deconvert“ the property from condominiums to apartments?
—Mark Pearlstein, “Association can limit rentals,” Chicago Tribune, May 21, 1989

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