- 1 [mass noun] Houses and flats considered collectively: [as modifier]: a housing developmentMore example sentences
- The first phase of the largest development of homes under the affordable housing scheme in this country sold within the space of two weeks in May in Dublin.
- South Woodham town councillors have again stated their opposition to plans to build affordable housing and retirement flats in the town
- In late 1999, the government announced that it intended to force builders to provide social and affordable housing units within their developments.
- 1.1The provision of accommodation: [as modifier]: a housing associationMore example sentences
- It was agreed to contact the appropriate housing association regarding the provision of a light in Manor Road Close.
- Teenage girls who live in local authority or housing association accommodation are three times more likely to become a mother.
- However, new research finds provision by housing associations is patchy and that jobs are even more important in determining whether young people abandon the countryside.
- 2A rigid casing that encloses and protects a piece of moving or delicate equipment.More example sentences
- Mr Greenhalgh went on: ‘Noise won't be a factor either because of state of the art noise damping equipment and acoustic housings we will install.
- Transmitter and receiver are supplied fully enclosed in housings measuring 45 x 55 x 15 mm with connectors for external dipole antennas.
- Electronic engine components are usually enclosed in plastic housings which are formed from molten plastic in injection molding machines.
- 3A recess or groove cut in one piece of wood to allow another piece to be attached to it.More example sentences
- Which housings / trims are rated for damp location?
- Clamp a piece of straight edged waste wood in line with one of the groove lines and using the waste wood as guide, saw down to the bottom of the housing.
- A cloth covering put on a horse for protection or ornament.More example sentences
- Outside there would be gorgeously caparisoned elephants and horses with rich housings, palanquins and teams of palanquin bearers, four in hand coaches, and subsequently Rolls Royces and Daimlers.
- In military use, housings and holster caps served to identify the unit and rank of any mounted soldier.
late Middle English (in the general sense 'covering'): from Old French houce, from medieval Latin hultia, of Germanic origin.