Room and Board Law and Legal Definition

Room and board refers to lodging, utilities, and food provided for a fee or in exchange for specified duties or services. Room and board is provided by various entities, such as colleges and private residences. Policies, such as fees, services and amenities provided, and expected conduct of occupants vary by entity. They are regulated by local and state laws, which vary by area. Licensing requirements my not apply depending on local laws and type of residents catered to.