un·​sub·​si·​dized | \ ˌən-ˈsəb-sə-ˌdīzd How to pronounce unsubsidized (audio) , -zə- \

Definition of unsubsidized

: not aided or promoted with public money : not subsidized unsubsidized housing

Examples of unsubsidized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Home Forward, the housing authority of Multnomah County and the state’s largest provider of low-income housing, had 112 unsubsidized households defer April rent and agree to repayment plans, according to spokesperson Monica Foucher. Jamie Goldberg, oregonlive, "Vast majority of Portland tenants paid April rent despite economic fallout from coronavirus," 15 Apr. 2020 The loans impacted include direct subsidized loans, direct unsubsidized loans, parent and graduate PLUS loans and direct consolidation loans. Nerd Wallet, oregonlive, "What to know about student loans and the coronavirus-inspired interest waiver," 20 Mar. 2020 The rate for direct subsidized and unsubsidized undergraduate loans disbursed between now and June 30, 2020, is 4.53%. Julia Carpenter, WSJ, "What the Fed’s Interest-Rate Cut Means for You," 3 Mar. 2020 For solar electricity, unsubsidized, levelized prices range from $40 to $46, according to Lazard figures. Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, "Solving for climate change: Everything you know about energy in the US might be wrong," 4 June 2019 Despite factors that have seen numbers shrink over the last several years, some housing experts maintain the mobile home alternative still holds promise for low-income residents as an unsubsidized, affordable alternative. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Colorado towns take action to preserve mobile home parks," 17 Sep. 2019 But costs of these unsubsidized plans remain high, forcing an increasing number of higher-income workers to forego insurance, the New York Times reported Oct. 22. Ron Hurtibise, sun-sentinel.com, "Obamacare enrollment runs through Dec. 15. Here’s what you need to know," 2 Nov. 2019 According to the release, six types of loans will be repaid: federal subsidized loans, federal unsubsidized loans, Georgia Student Access Loans, Perkins Loans, Parent Plus Loans and certain private student loans processed through Morehouse College. Christopher Brito, CBS News, "Billionaire Robert Smith is erasing student loan debt from Morehouse grads – and their parents," 20 Sep. 2019 For example, the government will pay the interest on subsidized loans during certain periods, but a borrower is responsible for paying all of the interest on unsubsidized loans. Elizabeth Hernandez, The Denver Post, "Advice for Colorado college students on avoiding crippling loan debt," 11 Sep. 2019

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1756, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsubsidized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsubsidized. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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