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housing project

noun
1.
a publicly built and operated housing development, usually intended for low- or moderate-income tenants, senior citizens, etc.
Also called project.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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housing project

noun
1.
(US) a housing development built and maintained by a local authority, usually intended for people with a low or moderate income
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