Meaning of “housing benefit” in the English Dictionary

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

"housing benefit" in Business English

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housing benefitnoun [ U ]

uk us 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.

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