Definition of 'social housing'
Example sentences containing 'social housing'
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They would like a maximum income threshold for those in rented social housing. The Sun (2014)It comes not just from homeowners but also from people in the rented and social housing sectors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another source of downward pressure was cheaper social housing rents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The schemes will free up social housing as people take up the chance to climb the property ladder. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And she points out that targets to build more affordable rented and social housing are not always clearly defined. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nearly ten million people live in social housing but few are given any encouragement to set up their own businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The average current social housing rent is 85 a week. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Social housing rents will be cut by 1 per cent annually for four years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He works in the social housing field in Chelmsford. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are about 5m people waiting for social housing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I live in social housing and my rent and council tax are paid by housing benefit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At present, social housing rents rise each year by the retail price index plus half a per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Councils will be given powers to ramp up rents for social housing if they discover that the tenants are earning more than 100,000. Times, Sunday Times (2011)THOUSANDS of people in social housing are illegally renting out their homes, research claims. The Sun (2011)I get no feel for whether social housing and rented accommodation are thought more useful to society than out-of-town stores. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We've spent millions on care and repair work for social housing which was praised by a Government minister. The Sun (2009)Good news for democracy and homeowners - bad news for the 4.5 million people on social housing waiting lists. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I know many people in social housing who have asked to be moved to a smaller dwelling, but there are none available. The Sun (2013)And the amount of people on the social housing list has increased from 4,000 to 14,000 in the past eight years. The Sun (2014)Thousands fewer homes will be built as a result of a 1 per cent cut to social housing rents, it was forecast yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The vast majority of people in social housing are very poor, the average income for those in social housing is just over 12,000 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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