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council house Line breaks: coun|cil house

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of council house in English:


A house owned by a local council and rented out to tenants.
Example sentences
  • They want to rent a council house so that they have their own place.
  • Rather than lose the council house, tenants would be offered money to go and buy a house.
  • Tenants who get behind with their council house rent will be shunted to the back of the queue for housing improvements under a new scheme.
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