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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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Civitas targets the objective of delivering sustainable returns to its shareholders by making socially relevant investments within the regulated social housing sector in England and Wales.
The Welsh Government said that over the past 30 years Right to Buy has resulted in a significant reduction in social housing stock.
The source said that the ministry is considering an increase in the value of a social housing unit by EGP 20,000, to reach EGP 155,000 instead of EGP 135,000.
I am not aware of any MP living in social housing and I know very few councillors that do.
Dispatches says over half of former social housing is rented out privately in six areas: Milton Keynes, Bucks (67 per cent); Ealing, West London; Cheshire; Castle Point, Essex; Chesterfield in Derbyshire and Norwich.
Department of Finance assistant secretary-general, Ann Nolan, said, 'Following discussions with the Central Bank, I have been informed that regulations have been updated in relation to classes of investments for credit unions to specifically include investments in projects of a public nature, including investments in social housing.
Labour's Ed Ruane, cabinet member for children, said he believes there is a major shortage of social housing in the city - underlined by 14,000 people on the housing waiting list.
The affirmation of the A1 rating reflects FMM's solid history of operations with a continued focus on low-risk social housing letting, relatively low debt levels, as well as strong interest coverage.
The claim comes following research by the Fabian Society showing the majority of the public would back a new era of mass social housing construction to help tackle the UK's housing crisis.
WESTMINSTER are reaping the rewards of the Scottish Government's investment in social housing, Alex Salmond will claim today.
The public budget has no money for social housing, Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev said at the meeting of the parliamentary committee for human rights, government system and constitutional legislation on May 20.
Experts from Bulgaria's Investment Planning Ministry have proposed setting up a social housing fund.

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