housing benefit

noun

social welfare (in Britain) a payment made by a local authority in the form of a rent rebate to a council tenant or a rent allowance to a private tenant

Nearby words

  1. houseworker,
  2. housewrecker,
  3. housey-housey,
  4. housing,
  5. housing association,
  6. housing development,
  7. housing estate,
  8. housing project,
  9. housing scheme,
  10. housing start

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