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housing association

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Organizations, Construction
housing associationˈhousing associˌation noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SSOTBCan organization in Britain, formed by a group of people working together to build or buy homes for themselves
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housing associationThey promptly referred her to a housing association which has found her a three-bedroomed house.A non-mutual housing association is, however, treated as a private landlord.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhousing associationˈhousing associˌationORGANIZATIONS in Britain, one of the independent CHARITIES (=organizations run not for profit but in order to help people) that provide houses and flats for people to buy or rent at low cost association
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