a roof over one's head


: a place to live
We don't have much money, but at least we have a roof over our heads.

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Recent Examples on the Web Not only does this type of housing provide a roof over one's head, but supportive services like case management workers and mental health and drug addiction treatment, which is seen by homelessness policy experts as the key to reducing chronic homelessness. The Indianapolis Star, 10 Nov. 2022

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“A roof over one's head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20roof%20over%20one%27s%20head. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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