social housing


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

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Recent Examples on the Web Recently, California passed the Stable Affordable Housing Act (S.B. 555), the first state social housing legislation nationwide and Senator Nancy Skinner introduced a new bill to prohibit investment entities from purchasing, acquiringor leasing a single-family home. Gabriela Sandoval, The Mercury News, 13 Apr. 2024 In a city in the south of France, a social housing development project broke ground — then unearthed pieces of history. Irene Wright, Miami Herald, 9 Apr. 2024 This will become 2,800 homes, some of which will be social housing, when the 14,500 Olympic athletes and staff, and then 9,000 Paralympians, have left. Alexander Smith, NBC News, 26 Mar. 2024 There should be more housing owned directly by the city, county, or state, as well as more land trust housing, cooperative housing, and other forms of social housing. Letter Writers, Twin Cities, 26 Feb. 2024 That includes about $127 million in aid to develop roads in the capital Male and build 30,000 social housing units, according to a news release from the president’s office. Helen Regan, CNN, 5 Mar. 2024 The nearby stock of dilapidated social housing is being revamped. Catherine Porter, New York Times, 20 Feb. 2024 After designing a succession of private homes in his early career, Yamamoto completed his first social housing project, in the coastal city of Kumamoto, in 1991. Oscar Holland, CNN, 5 Mar. 2024 Architecture firm Aileen Sage and community housing provider Bridge Housing, are reimagining social housing in a way that delivers no bills to residents. Afdhel Aziz, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024

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“Social housing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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