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housing project

noun [C] uk   US (also project, UK council estate) us  
a group of houses or apartments, usually provided by the government for families who have low incomesHouses and homes
(Definition of housing project from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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