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Department of Housing and Urban Development

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. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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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.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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