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housing benefit

noun [U]
 
 
GOVERNMENT
in the UK, money paid by the government to help people who are on a low income pay for a place to live in: Regulations place a duty on local authorities to ensure housing benefit is processed and paid in two weeks.
Translations of “housing benefit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國政府提供給窮人的)住屋補助…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国政府提供给穷人的)住房补助…
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