Definition of owner-occupancy in English:

owner-occupancy

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noun

[mass noun] British
  • Ownership by a person of the house or flat in which they live: promoting owner-occupancy in the central city
    More 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.

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