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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…
(Definition of housing benefit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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