Meaning of “housing association” in the English Dictionary

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"housing association" in British English

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(Definition of “housing association” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"housing association" in Business English

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housing associationnoun [ C ]


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)