Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of tract housing in English:
A type of housing development in which groups of essentially identical houses are built on a tract of subdivided land.
- In addition to causing social problems, the spread of tract housing exacerbated a host of environmental ills.
- Endless rows of suburban tract housing are sprouting up where corn once grew.
- The program called for the design of eight houses that would demonstrate modern alternatives to tract housing.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.