Housing

[Financial and Miscellaneous Provisions] The Housing (Financial and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 was a British Act of Parliament that provided large subsidies for the construction of council housing. This resulted in the completion of over 800,000 local authority houses by 1951. Capitalism and public policy in the UK by Tom Burden and...
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Housing

In architecture a housing is a space taken out of one solid, to admit the insertion of part of another, as the end of one timber in the side of another. The term also describes a niche for a statue.
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Housing

[Financial Provisions] The Housing (Financial Provisions) Act 1924 (14 & 15 Geo. V c. 35) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom. The act increased government subsidies to be paid to local authorities to build housing for rent for low paid workers from £6 to £9. It also extended the time over which the subsidy was paid from 20 to ...
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Housing

Housing generally refers to the social problem of insuring that members of society have a home to live in, whether this is a house, or some other kind of dwelling, lodging, or shelter. Many governments have a department that deals with housing, such as the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. ...
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housing

[n] - a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component 2. [n] - housing structures collectively
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housing

The insulating body, usually a plastic moulding which holds the electrical contacts. Housings are also referred to as insulators, dielectrics or shells.
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Housing

A long, narrow channel cut across the general direction of wood grain to form part of a joint.
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Housing

Hous'ing noun [ From House . In some of its senses this word has been confused with the following word.] 1. The act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state of dwelling in a habitation. 2. That which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively. Fabyan. 3.
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housing

Living facilities for humans. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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housing

lodging noun structures collectively in which people are housed
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housing

(houz´ing) one or more buildings where people live. congregate housing a living arrangement for healthy older adults in which residents live in their own apartments and may take their meals in a common dining room, with various opportunities for socialization with other residents...
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Housing

• (n.) A houseline. See Houseline. • (n.) An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness. • (n.) That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel. • (n.) The space taken out of one solid, to admit the insertion of part of another, as the end of one timber in the side of another. • (n.) Tha...
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(from the article `Subprime Mortgages: A Catalyst for Global Chaos`) ...a small change in one area can cause a chain of events that leads to a major effect somewhere else. So it was in 2007 when losses in the ... Excesses in the domestic housing sector finally caught up with the U.S. economy during 2007, causing major disruption among f...
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Housing

a ported enclosure which directs the flow of fluid through the filter element.
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housing

external insulating part of composite insulator providing the necessary creepage distance and protects the core from the environment NOTE - An intermediate sheath made of insulating material may be part of the housing.
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housing

housing, in general, living accommodations available for the inhabitants of a community. Throughout the 19th cent., with the advent of the Industrial Revolution, housing as a problem worsened as urban populations expanded. The crowding of cities and factory towns by workers led not only to severe ho...
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housing

Provision of residential accommodation. All countries have found some degree of state housing provision or subsidy essential, even in free-enterprise economies such as the USA. In the UK, flats and houses to rent (intended for people with low incomes) are built by local authorities or housing ass...
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Housing

Housing is defined from the point of view of its use. It is a unit used as a dwelling which is : - separate, which is to say completely enclosed by walls and partitions, without communicating with another unit unless this is by means of the shared parts of the building (corridor, staircase, lobby, etc.) ; - self-contained, which is to say with an ...
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Housing

[Temporary Accommodation] The Housing (Temporary Accommodation) Act 1944 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (7 & 8 Geo. VI c. 36) which was passed in order to provide solutions to the housing crisis which occurred at the end of World War II. The Act was the responsibility of the Ministry of Reconstruction, and came in respons...
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Housing

The sheath that protects a shift or brake cable and allows it to move smoothly.
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A sinking in of one member of a frame to allow for the insertion of the end of another member.
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