housing housing  /ˈhaʊ zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) structures collectively in which people are housed
  2. (n) a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
  3. (n) stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse

Usage(s):

  1. The new housing plan offers a detailed strategy for stemming foreclosures.
  2. When Florida legislators recently struggled to balance the battered state budget, they decided to plug holes with $190 million from a $300 million affordable-housing trust fund.
  3. Opponents of Proposition 14those in favor of open housingare planning a mammoth campaign aimed at raising at least $750,000 to further their cause.

News

  1. Housing authority talk funding shortfalls in Section 8 program

    The Talladega Housing Authority voted 4-0 Tuesday night to cover possible shortfalls in the Section 8 program with leftover administrative funds rather than accepting additional money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Daily Home

  2. Housing Recovery Faces Big Risk: Credit Expert

    “This whole housing recovery that we’ve seen over the past year has been at much lower rates, so we’re very concerned,” says Peter Tchir of TF Market Advisors.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: DailyTicker via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Housing-Sector Stocks Still Have Room for Growth

    Housing-Sector Stocks Still Have Room for Growth        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

Quotes

  1. "I condemn the decision by the government of Israel to advance planning for new housing units in East Jerusalem," Joe Biden said. "It's the kind of step that undermines the trust we need"
    on Mar 12, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: Tehran Times

  2. "I will not play election-year politics with the housing crisis," said McCain, the certain Republican nominee. "I will evaluate everything in terms of whether it might be harmful or helpful to our effort to deal with the crisis we face now."
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We believe the effect of the troubles in the subprime sector on the broader housing market will be limited and we do not expect significant spillovers from the subprime market to the rest of the economy or to the financial system," Bernanke said.
    on May 17, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: 940 News

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