rooming house

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room·ing house

(ro͞o′mĭng, ro͝om′ĭng)
n.
A house where lodgers may rent rooms.

rooming house

n
US and Canadian a house having self-contained furnished rooms or flats for renting

room′ing house`


n.
a house with furnished rooms to rent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rooming house - a house where rooms are rentedrooming house - a house where rooms are rented  
accommodation - living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available"
dosshouse, flophouse - a cheap lodging house
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
Translations

rooming house

[ˈrʊmɪŋhaʊs] N (rooming houses (pl)) [ˈrʊmɪŋˌhaʊzɪz] (US) → pensión f

rooming house

[ˈrʊmɪŋˌhaʊs] n (Am) → casa con camere ammobiliate
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He added that rooming houses that are not licensed are unsafe.
A community forum was held in May to draft an action plan for addressing the disappearance and decline of rooming houses in Winnipeg.
Minister for Consumer Affairs Heidi Victoria today announced the launch of a statewide register of rooming houses to better inform the public about their location and ownership.
Purchased emergency accommodation means rooming houses, hotels and caravan parks that are 'affordable' (defined as less than 55 per cent of a person's income).
When Lincoln first made his way to "The President's House," it and only five other government buildings stood like Grecian temples surrounded by dilapidated rooming houses, mud, wild dogs, and offal.
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it applies only to apartment houses, not to hotels and rooming houses.
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While a 5 percent increase has been proposed for rooming houses and SROs, up from last year's 2 percent; the board voted a zero increase for Class A and Class B hotels.
She moved later to Boston and worked in her mother's grocery and variety store in the Roxbury section, saving enough money to begin operating several rooming houses.
WORCESTER - A Worcester man was sentenced to state prison Monday after admitting in court that he set fires in August in common areas at two separate rooming houses where he lived.