American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A publicly funded and administered housing development, usually for low-income families.
- n. a housing development that is publicly funded and administered for low-income families
“Mrs. G. moved immediately into their twenty-yeat housing project or program and told us there were no homeless in Russia.”
“The first major housing project to be demolished —in 1972—was Pruitt-Igoe, a large housing complex in Saint Louis.”
“By then Ido had purchased an apartment for his new family in a middle-income housing project called the East River Houses.”
“The prosecution’s version was that Camp and his partner, Kenny King, both working in plainclothes, were walking through a housing project when they noticed a parked car with a punched-out door lock.”
“Julie got up from her chair and put up a three-fold cardboard display that looked like a school science fair project, a sort of collage with childhood photos of Aloysius, the ABLA public housing project and articles about the dangerous neighborhood he lived in as a boy.”
“In the 1960s the Mexican government added its own presence in this spot of conquest and destruction, a high-rise Ministry of Foreign Relations and a huge, sprawling, middle-class housing project made up of long concrete blocks each given the name of a state or an important date in Mexican history.”
“She absently watched a crane, a lopsided T-shaped structure rising above an enormous new housing project on Union Square.”
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