housing project

noun

: a publicly supported and administered housing development planned usually for low-income families

Examples of housing project in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If approved by the full City Council at a subsequent hearing, Chelsea would have 180 days to firm up its development and financing plans and undertake more detailed inspections of the East Village site to ensure that its affordable housing project is in fact doable. Lori Weisberg, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 May 2024 The only child of a single mother, Bardella grew up in a public housing project outside Paris in Saint-Denis, one of France’s poorest districts, according to government statistics, and home to large communities of African immigrants. TIME, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for housing project 

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Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of housing project was in 1900

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“Housing project.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/housing%20project. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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