Department of Housing and Urban Development

Department of Housing and Urban Development

noun
the department of the U.S. federal government that institutes and administers all federal programs dealing with better housing, urban renewal, and metropolitan planning. Abbreviation: HUD
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Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

A department of the federal executive branch responsible for home finance, promoting civil rights in housing, urban renewal, and the development of new communities.

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