Meaning of “housing project” in the English Dictionary

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"housing project" in British English

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housing projectnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhaʊ.zɪŋ ˌprɒdʒ.ekt/ us /ˈhaʊ.zɪŋ ˌprɑː.dʒekt/ US also project, UK council estate

a group of houses or apartments, usually provided by the government for families who have low incomes

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

"housing project" in American English

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housing projectnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɑʊ·zɪŋ ˌprɑdʒ·ekt, -ɪkt/ also project

a group of houses or apartments, usually provided by the government for families who have very low incomes

(Definition of “housing project” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)