housing development


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

Examples of housing development in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The municipality of Anchorage and a team of developers are working together to convert a mile-long stretch of rolling forest in Girdwood into what could become the largest housing development the community has seen in decades. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 15 Jan. 2022 Just a mile or so from Nickerson Gardens, the Jordan Downs housing development shows signs of revitalization. Los Angeles Times, 3 Jan. 2022 The housing development at the village hall’s current location meets a need and also creates a tax base to generate revenue, Yauck said at village board meeting. Eddie Morales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 30 Dec. 2021 San Francisco housing development in 2022 will be the year of the mega-project. J.k. Dineen, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 Dec. 2021 Residents in a Bowling Green, Kentucky housing development are mourning the death of 14 of their neighbors, including seven children who were killed when a tornado swept through last Friday. Chris Perkins, sun-sentinel.com, 15 Dec. 2021 Affordable housing development is not an enterprise that generates large profits. David Calvert, ProPublica, 12 Nov. 2021 County Executive Ilene Shapiro credits the cooperation among the organizations and other community partners with making the housing development a reality. Megan Becka, cleveland, 28 Oct. 2021 The coronavirus pandemic has caused global supply change problems, and the shipping container apartments are not the only housing development facing delays in Salt Lake City. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 22 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of housing development

1939, in the meaning defined above

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24 Jan 2022

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“Housing development.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/housing%20development. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of housing development

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


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