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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

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

If you really believe that you're making a difference and that you can leave a legacy of better schools and jobs and safer streets, why would you not spend the money? The objective is to improve the schools, bring down crime, build affordable housing, clean the streets - not to have a fair fight.
Michael Bloomberg

Disabled people need more invested in their education, housing, job training, transportation, assistive technology, and independent-living facilities. Governments earn back this investment - and more - by making people with disabilities economically productive citizens.
Jesse Ventura

The biggest and most deadly 'tax' rate on the poor comes from a loss of various welfare state benefits - food stamps, housing subsidies and the like - if their income goes up.
Thomas Sowell

Education, housing and hospitals are the most important things for society.
Zaha Hadid
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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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