noun[mass noun] British
- Ownership by a person of the house or flat in which they live: promoting owner-occupancy in the central cityMore example sentences
- Ireland is right up there at the top of the league table with an owner occupancy rate of over 80%.
- We think increasing owner occupancy will help improve the quality of life.
- The thrust of regeneration will be to encourage owner occupancy in the West End and get rid of the cheap housing.