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"housing association" in British English

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housing associationnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˈhaʊ.zɪŋ əˌsəʊ.si.eɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˈhaʊ.zɪŋ əˌsoʊ.si.eɪ.ʃən/ UK
a group of people who join together so that they can build or buy houses or apartments at low cost
(Definition of housing association from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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housing associationnoun [C]

uk   us   PROPERTY
in the UK, an organization that provides houses or apartments for people to rent at low cost: 65% of the housing stock here is owner occupied, with 24% rented from the local authority or a housing association.
(Definition of housing association from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “housing association”
in Chinese (Simplified) 住房互助协会(以低价建房或购房为目的)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 住宅互助協會(以低價建屋或購屋為目的)…
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