housing stock

noun

: the total number of houses and apartments in an area
There was a decrease in available housing stock last year.

Examples of housing stock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some, like Tolis, also mentioned using creative zoning and tweaking town development processes as ways to boost the housing stock. Sam Kmack, The Arizona Republic, 8 July 2024 Santoro sent his email toward the end of session, and lawmakers were still negotiating major pieces of what was meant to be a sweeping housing bill that bolstered renter rights, reformed statewide zoning policy and substantially increased the housing stock in Connecticut. Ginny Monk, Hartford Courant, 17 June 2024 The nine-county Bay Area is expected to add more than 441,000 new homes by 2031 to meet housing demands, a 15% increase in the region’s total housing stock. Stephanie Lam, The Mercury News, 17 June 2024 Labour should therefore commit not only to building housing but also to owning the housing stock. Matthias Matthijs, Foreign Affairs, 30 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for housing stock 

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“Housing stock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/housing%20stock. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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