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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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In the US, the HOPE VI Federal project saw 63,100 public housing units demolished between 1992 and 2002, with housing allowances provided to enable some of the residents to move to the private rental market (Popkin et al.
Seminal Studies of Three Public Housing Policy Changes
Murray said he believes those in public housing -- and particularly Mr.
Darcy's (2010) analysis of public housing estates in Australia or Hastings's (2004) analysis of the territorial stigmatization of disadvantaged housing estates in the UK show that the discourse analyst can focus on how various social subjects are physically demarcated within an urban space by the state.
China has guaranteed to build more public housing this year, after building 5.9 million units in 2010, as part of efforts to stabilise the country's property market and provide affordable housing.
The city's brief flirtation with public housing could not withstand the chill of the cold war.
The first establishes a new formula for determining the calculation and distribution of the public housing operating subsidy.
"We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans," Louisiana Congressman Richard Baker said shortly after Katrina.
Public housing supports a range of Government housing initiatives like the successful Housing First programme for chronically homeless people, and transitional housing to support people in urgent need of housing.
"Greg has shown he can secure residents the repairs they've been waiting for and strengthen public housing for the next generation.
Chow was responding to a protest by seven families in Komtar this morning after they were evicted from their public housing units in Rifle Range yesterday.
Ko said this is the city's first project incorporating welfare facilities into a public housing community, adding that the project is also the result of collaboration between the Department of Urban Development and the Department of Social Welfare.