Definition of housing benefit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


housing benefit

BrE BrE//ˈhaʊzɪŋ benɪfɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhaʊzɪŋ benɪfɪt//
[uncountable, countable] Buying a home
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(in Britain) money given by the government to people who do not earn much, to help them pay for a place to live in to be eligible for housing benefit to be on housing benefit to claim housing benefit See related entries: Buying a home