Definition of housing association in English:

housing association

Line breaks: hous|ing as¦so¦ci|ation

noun

British
  • A non-profit organization that rents houses and flats to people on low incomes or with particular needs.
    More example sentences
    • No bids are put in for government schemes for new council properties, nor for HCA funding for housing association developments.
    • By the age of 15 years old Thomas was back with his Mother in a new home provided by a housing association.
    • The developer is Homes for Change Housing Cooperative in partnership with the Guinness Trust housing association.

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