public housing

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public housing

Housing owned and operated by the government, usually for rental to lowincome families. Contrast with low-income housing, which is privately owned but government supported through a variety of incentives.

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Most would assume council estates breed yob cultures, obviously this is not the case.
During an interview, Wagner said Cole was "just a girl from a council estate who got lucky".
Anthony Kershaw, 25, was killed after a row with a householder, a 52-year-old man, who had apparently called police because of nuisance behaviour outside his ground-floor flat on a sprawling council estate in Great Howarth, Rochdale.
The Duchess on the Estate Property Snakes and Ladders (9pm) Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York as she goes to live on a council estate in Manchester.
Narrated by John Woodvine, it includes residents' memories of the early council estate, the characters who lived there and the slide into decline which prompted the massive regeneration programme.
WE are good friends now," beams the Duchess of York of the family from a run down council estate in Hull she has been trying to help adopt a healthier eating regime.
She has become a star of stage and screen, but Anne-Marie Duff remembers where it all began - on a scruffy Manchester council estate.
You shouldn't just be pampering to the council estate needs.
THE majesty of Llandaff Cathedral and the grandeur of Caerphilly Castle have been joined among the architectural glories of a Welsh county by homes on a once notorious council estate.

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