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Department of Housing and Urban Development

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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

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

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