Definition of sheltered housing in English:

sheltered housing

Line breaks: shel|tered hous|ing
Pronunciation: /ʃɛltədˈhaʊzɪŋ
(also sheltered accommodation)


[mass noun] British
  • Accommodation for elderly or disabled people consisting of private independent units with some shared facilities and a warden.
    More example sentences
    • Councillors pointed out that the entrance to sheltered accommodation for elderly people shares the lane.
    • For 18 years she has worked as a warden for Humphrey Booth Housing which provides sheltered accommodation for the elderly.
    • Elderly residents relying on sheltered accommodation are living in fear because often they only have a warden for half an hour a day.

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