social housing

noun

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British
: houses or apartments that are made available to be rented at a low cost by poor people

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“Social housing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/social%20housing. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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