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housing project

noun [C] uk   US ( also project, UK council estate) us  
a group of houses or apartments, usually provided by the government for families who have low incomes
Translations of “housing project”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指政府為低收入家庭建造的)住宅區…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指政府为低收入家庭建造的)住宅区…
(Definition of housing project from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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