Definitions

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  • noun The building of houses

Etymologies

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house +‎ building

Examples

  • They were not building any homes; housebuilding is at record lows and residential property values are on the slide.

    Economic growth built on construction lacks solid foundations

  • As Campbell Robb, chief executive of the charity Shelter, puts it: "There is not enough affordable housing because of decades of under-investment in housebuilding."

    Spirit of Rachman still walks the streets of London

  • We must remember that this psychic radar is a late-early twentieth century innovation, and that our forefathers were technologically unequipped, so to speak, either to broadcast or to receive such signals, that "[w] hile the [inner-directed] frontiersman cooperated with his sparse neighbors in mutual self-help activities, such as housebuilding or politics, his main preoccupation was with physical, not with human, nature.

    AFF Doublethink Online

  • But by the sixth year, the federation estimates there will be a funding shortfall for housebuilding of £1bn.

    New homes bonus for councils will 'worsen England's north-south divide'

  • Lodgepole logs have been an indigenous and beautiful housebuilding material in the west for years, and the log house is the esteemed vernacular architecture of Wyoming.

    Bird Cloud

  • PLANNINGPlanning laws will be swept away in a bid to unleash a wave of housebuilding; councils will be allowed to keep more of the tax paid by local businesses, giving them an incentive to approve new development.

    Budget 2011: Osborne will ease the pain while keeping his cutting edge

  • They are living longer, but rather than pay more tax to fund the pensions bill, they focus on maintaining their benefits (no new housebuilding to keep property prices high and legislation guaranteeing their pensions in perpetuity are two examples).

    Boomers ignore the next generation as they gild their retirement with private pensions

  • To rebuild a productive economy and shift its centre of gravity from finance demands decisive public intervention: a core of publicly owned and remutualised banks to drive investment in transport, energy and housebuilding, for a start.

    The City of London isn't a national interest – it's a class interest | Seumas Milne

  • Lodgepole logs have been an indigenous and beautiful housebuilding material in the west for years, and the log house is the esteemed vernacular architecture of Wyoming.

    Bird Cloud

  • Lodgepole logs have been an indigenous and beautiful housebuilding material in the west for years, and the log house is the esteemed vernacular architecture of Wyoming.

    Bird Cloud

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