Definition of social housing in English:

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social housing


Entry from British & World English dictionary


Housing provided for people on low incomes or with particular needs by government agencies or non-profit organizations.
Example sentences
  • Part of the property could be used for council housing and social housing.
  • He said the housing situation was becoming so serious that people from all walks of life now depended on social housing to find decent homes.
  • The company had already serviced the city's social housing for a decade before it was transferred to the trust from the city council.
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