housekeeping noun definition in Renting a home topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

housekeeping

 noun: Renting a home topic
1 the work involved in taking care of a house, especially shopping and managing money My financial problems were made worse by my bad housekeeping. The company has made considerable savings through good housekeeping, such as avoiding wastage.2 (also housekeeping money especially in British English) the money used to buy food, cleaning materials and other things needed for taking care of a house