housing development

noun

Definition of housing development

:a group of individual dwellings or apartment houses typically of similar design that are usually built and sold or leased by one management

First Known Use of housing development

1939


HOUSING DEVELOPMENT Defined for English Language Learners

housing development

noun

Definition of housing development for English Language Learners

  • : a group of houses that are built near each other and sold or rented by one owner


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