What does public housing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. housing project, public housing(noun)

    a housing development that is publicly funded and administered for low-income families


  1. Public housing

    Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local. Social housing is an umbrella term referring to rental housing which may be owned and managed by the state, by non-profit organizations, or by a combination of the two, usually with the aim of providing affordable housing. Social housing can also be seen as a potential remedy to housing inequality. Although the common goal of public housing is to provide affordable housing, the details, terminology, definitions of poverty and other criteria for allocation vary within different contexts.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Public Housing

    Housing subsidized by tax funds, usually intended for low income persons or families.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of public housing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of public housing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Caulfield:

    Not bad for public housing.

  2. Nancy Adler:

    Investments in better quality public housing may help kids be healthier and also may be good for the economic bottom line.

  3. Glen Searle:

    Western Sydney has a negative image... Western Sydney lacks jobs, it lacks cultural facilities, it has a lot of public housing.

  4. Danya Keene:

    Even though the conditions in many public housing developments are in dramatic need of improvement, we do know that public housing provides an important source of stable and affordable housing, particularly for the poorest of the poor.

  5. Nancy Adler:

    The study really shows a direct link between kids’ health, the use of emergency rooms and the type of housing they’re in, investments in better quality public housing may help kids be healthier and also may be good for the economic bottom line.

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