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Definition of Housing

Housing

  1. of House
  2. The act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state of dwelling in a habitation.
  3. That which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively.
  4. The space taken out of one solid, to admit the insertion of part of another, as the end of one timber in the side of another.
  5. A niche for a statue.
  6. A frame or support for holding something in place, as journal boxes, etc.
  7. That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel.
  8. A covering or protection, as an awning over the deck of a ship when laid up.
  9. A houseline. See Houseline.
  10. A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.
  11. An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.

Housing Quotations

The financial crisis of 2008 was not caused by investment banks betting against the housing market in 2007. It was caused by the fact that too few investors - including all of the big investment banks - bet too heavily on the housing market in the years before 2007.
James Surowiecki

Improving the outlook for U.S workers isn't about creating millions of minimum-wage jobs. It is about creating sustainable, skilled employment that allows Americans to earn a fair wage with benefits that allows them to pay for housing and food on the table and sustain a middle-class lifestyle.
James P. Hoffa

A considerable share of the world's population still cannot afford comfortable housing, education and quality health care.
Vladimir Putin

I was born on the other side of the tracks, in public housing in Brooklyn, New York. My dad never made more than $20,000 a year, and I grew up in a family that lost health insurance. So I was scarred at a young age with understanding what it was like to watch my parents lose access to the American dream.
Howard Schultz

You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless, or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.
Jello Biafra
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Housing Translations

housing in French is placement, logeant
housing in German is wohnend, Unterkunft
housing in Italian is alloggiamento
housing in Norwegian is bolig
housing in Swedish is bostad
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