secure tenancy

noun

social welfare (in Britain) the letting of a dwelling by a nonprivate landlord, usually a local council or housing association, under an agreement that allows security of tenure, subletting, improvements made to the property by the tenant without consequent rent increase, and the right to buy the dwelling at a discount after three years' occupancy

Nearby words

  1. secundipara,
  2. secundly,
  3. secundus,
  4. secure,
  5. secure server,
  6. secure unit,
  7. securement,
  8. securities,
  9. securities and exchange commission,
  10. securities and investments board

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