housing association definition, meaning - what is housing association in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “housing association”

See all translations

housing association

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   us   UK
a group of people who join together so that they can build or buy houses or apartments at low cost
Translations of “housing association”
in Chinese (Traditional) 住宅互助協會(以低價建屋或購屋為目的)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 住房互助协会(以低价建房或购房为目的)…
(Definition of housing association from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of housing association?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “housing association” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More