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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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Plans for social housing developments near the Cape Town city centre as well as near urban centres across the metro continue in earnest.
The properties will provide a net initial yield in line with Triple Point Social Housing's investment criteria and returns profile.
It said it had handed the freehold of the Wren Mews social housing block to social housing group Guinness Homes.
Kenyans will be required to establish tenant purchase schemes to buy units in the social housing plan.
Mrs May added: "We should never see social housing as something that need simply be 'good enough', nor think that the people who live in it should be grateful for their safety net and expect no better.
"Our green paper offers a landmark opportunity for major reform to improve fairness, quality and safety for residents living in social housing across the country.
A real estate investment trust, Residential Secure invests in residential and social housing sectors.
He said the Corporation's social housing waiting list was London's smallest, compared to those provided to him by other boroughs who responded to his questions -- citing waiting lists of 25,000 in Newham, 18,000 in Tower Hamlets and 12,000 in Hackney.
However, Fitch believes that the state will still intervene and provide support for social housing providers that are in financial difficulties, which will continue to ensure their sustainability.
This is just another part of the political spin put on housing, and instead of talking in thousands I bet when this new housing development for the Commonwealth village you will be able to count on one hand how many will be rented out as social housing. S T Vaughan, Yardley Wood The small print: Letters will not be included unless you include your name, full postal address and daytime telephone number (we prefer to use names of letter writers but you can ask for your name not to be published if you have a good reason).
Right to Buy allows eligible social housing tenants to buy their council or housing association property at a discount.

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