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Translation of vivienda in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • el problema de la vivienda the housing o/or accommodation problem la escasez de viviendas the housing shortage perdió no solo el dinero, sino también su vivienda she lost not only the money, but also her home miles de personas se quedaron sin vivienda thousands of people were made o/or left homeless un bloque de viviendas an apartment building, a residential building, a block of flats (inglés británico/British English) la construcción de 3.000 viviendas en la zona the construction of 3,000 homes o/or [formal] dwellings in the area un complejo de viviendas a housing o/or residential development


    vivienda de interés social

    • (México/Mexico) (Perú/Peru) state-subsidized apartment ( o/or house etc)

    vivienda de protección oficial

    • state-subsidized apartment ( o/or house etc)

    vivienda económica

    • (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) state-subsidized apartment ( o/or house etc)

    vivienda social

    • (Chile) state-subsidized house

    viviendas tuteladas

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