council house


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Translations
obecní byt
socialt boligbyggeri
kaupungin/kunnan asuintalo
kuća u društvenom vlasništvu
公営住宅
공영 주택
kommunal bostad
บ้านของเทศบาล
nhà ở do chính quyền địa phương cấp

council house

n (Brit) → casa popolare

council house

سَكَنٌ تَابِع لِلحُكُومَة obecní byt socialt boligbyggeri Sozialwohnung κατοικία που έχει παραχωρηθεί από το δήμο alcaldía, VPO de alquiler kaupungin/kunnan asuintalo HLM kuća u društvenom vlasništvu casa popolare 公営住宅 공영 주택 gemeentewoning kommunal bolig budynek komunalny habitação social, moradia pública муниципальный жилой дом kommunal bostad บ้านของเทศบาล belediyelerin yoksullara sunduğu konut nhà ở do chính quyền địa phương cấp 地方政府福利住宅
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All this being adjusted, they were conducted to the main building or council house of the village, where an ample repast, or rather banquet, was spread, which seemed to realize all the gastronomical dreams that had tantalized them during their long starvation; for here they beheld not merely fish and roots in abundance, but the flesh of deer and elk, and the choicest pieces of buffalo meat.
On reflection, that did make sense on the basis that our gas was supplied by the former Birmingham Gaslight and Coke Company Ltd, who during former days of the West Midland Gas Board Ltd, had their offices located in Edmund Street within close proximity to the Council House.
My own parents bought their council house in Belle Vale where they had been tenants since 1950.
The houses have gone through that vicious cycle that is now a common feature of modern Britain - from council house stock in the 50s through the 70s, to being sold to the family who had always lived there (under Thatcher in the 80s) to, in more recent years, being sold on into the hands of private landlords.
The changes are to the Housing Revenue Account subsidy scheme run by the government in Westminster under which 21 of Wales' 22 local authorities give council house rents to London.
With regard to the comments on the sale of council houses, I moved from my own two bedroom terrace house in Brotton to a three bedroom council house because we had a son and a daughter and I could not afford a mortgage for a three bedroom house.
The Great Estate:The Rise & Fall of the Council House BBC4, 9.00pm As part of BBC4's History of the Home season, journalist and author Michael Collins takes a look at council housing, which began as a social experiment at the start of the 20th century.
The scheme, which enabled council house tenants to buy their homes at massive discounts, led to the biggest increase in homeownership in the past 50 years, according to HSBC.
A total 219 new homes will be built in Birmingham and 28 in Sandwell, as part of what Ministers are calling the "first wave" of new council house construction.
IT may look like an ordinary semi but this is the most expensive council house in the Midlands.
Trummel ran a Web site detailing, in often scabrous terms, his complaints about perceived mismanagement at the Council House complex.
The TV personality, 45, addresses the problem in a new Channel 4 documentary, titled George Clarke's Council House Scandal.

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