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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

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges facing our cities or to the housing crisis, but the two issues need to be considered together. From an urban design and planning point of view, the well-connected open city is a powerful paradigm and an engine for integration and inclusivity.
Richard Rogers

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

Quality, affordable housing is a key element of a strong and secure Iowa.
Thomas Vilsack

The largest challenge that we face, from my perspective, is the ability to continue moving forward so the agency will have a single mission: that is, to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing.
Alphonso Jackson
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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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