Definition of 'council house'
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She then moaned they could not get a bigger council house. The Sun (2009)He also wanted a bigger council house. The Sun (2013)Perhaps a similar class action should be brought by those people on council house waiting lists. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was close to the people and built council houses for them. The Sun (2013)The cash raised from sales will be spent building new council houses. The Sun (2012)Some of the key areas of fraud include council house owners renting out their own homes while staying with friends or families. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A blitz on tenants illegally renting out their council houses is already under way. The Sun (2011)In such cases they can in theory claim housing benefit in both their old and new council houses as well as raise money from rent. Times, Sunday Times (2009) NEW council house tenants in England will not necessarily keep their homes for life. The Sun (2010)And the problem could get WORSE as a record 750,000 people are on council house waiting lists. The Sun (2009)They will continue to rent the two-bedroom council house that has been their home for 27 years but may buy a bungalow in the future. The Sun (2008)But I don't think we should be selling our council houses because then where do people who need council houses live? Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'council house'
British English: council house /ˈkaʊnsəl haʊs/ NOUN
A council house is a house that is owned by a local council and that people can rent at a low cost.
- American English: government-subsidized housing
- Arabic: سَكَنٌ تَابِع لِلحُكُومَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: moradia pública
- Chinese: 地方政府福利住宅
- Croatian: kuća u društvenom vlasništvu
- Czech: obecní byt
- Danish: socialt boligbyggeri
- Dutch: gemeentewoning
- European Spanish: VPO de alquiler
- Finnish: kaupungin/kunnan asuintalo
- French: HLM
- German: Sozialwohnung
- Greek: κατοικία που έχει παραχωρηθεί από το δήμο
- Italian: casa popolare
- Japanese: 公営住宅
- Korean: 공영 주택
- Norwegian: kommunal bolig
- Polish: budynek komunalny
- European Portuguese: habitação social
- Romanian: locuință socială
- Russian: муниципальный жилой дом
- Latin American Spanish: alcaldía
- Swedish: kommunal bostad
- Thai: บ้านของเทศบาล
- Turkish: belediyelerin yoksullara sunduğu konut
- Ukrainian: муніципальне житло
- Vietnamese: nhà ở do chính quyền địa phương cấp
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