housing : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n structures collectively in which people are housed
- n a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
- n stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
- v contain or cover
- v provide housing for
- The new housing plan offers a detailed strategy for stemming foreclosures.
- 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.
- Opponents of Proposition 14those in favor of open housingare planning a mammoth campaign aimed at raising at least $750,000 to further their cause.
- Joe Biden in Tehran Times
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"
- John McCain in International Herald Tribune
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."
- Ben Bernanke in 940 News
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.