A household is defined as a group of individuals who live under the same
roof. Generally, a household is a nuclear family, but some households also
include other relatives such as an aging grand-mother or a cousin in town
Also, in reconstituted families, some children may live with their mother or
their father, and this parent may also be living with a new partner who also
has children from a previous marriage. With these families, the household
should be defined in the genogram to clarify the situation.
In a genogram, a household is defined by a dotted line around all the
members who belong to one household.
The household is a work in progress feature that allow you to
regroup multiple individual with a surrounding area and optionally a
To create an household, select all individuals living together and right
click to get the contextual menu "New Household" .