social housing

social housing
social housing UK US noun [U] (also public housing)
GOVERNMENT, PROPERTY homes provided by the government for people with low incomes to rent cheaply: »

The development of 30 properties was available for rental to people on moderate incomes who earn too much to qualify for social housing but have trouble meeting market rents.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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