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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rehouse.


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  • Houses are desperately needed and are not being built fast enough; but in so far as rehousing is being done, it is being doneperhaps it is unavoidablein a monstrously inhuman manner.

    The Road to Wigan Pier 1937

  • However, the report said the Foreign Office was "much keener" on the idea of rehousing prisoners than other government departments, which would have to deal with issues of immigration status, housing and benefits.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper 2009

  • The Department of Housing and Urban Development is working with state officials to tap the states 'shares of "rehousing" and homelessness prevention aid under the federal economic recovery plan.

    unknown title 2009

  • The Filipino government estimates the cost of rehousing slum dwellers in Manila at about a third of the national budget; it is cheaper to ship them off to the countryside.

    Want to know what to do about slum dwellers? Try listening to them 2011

  • Of course the BBC isn't rehousing several departments simply to push through a dose of common sense.

    MediaCity on Monday: 'Finally the focus can again be on just doing the job' 2011

  • There was the same compulsory rehousing found in the Victorian period, with the laying out of numerous speculative railways, and, more recently, in the evictions from Hackney Wick and Fish Island for the Olympic Park.

    The Festival of Britain, 60 years on 2011

  • Even forgetting the vast devastation and loss of critical infrastructure, the rebuilding/rehousing effort was likely to take a decade or more.

    Public Works Stimulus Was Mostly a Big Boondoggle 2011

  • Solutions such as permanent supportive housing and rapid rehousing have proven highly successful in cities such as New York and Denver.

    Mark Horvath: Join Me and Zach Bonner at United Way's Homewalk (Oh, and Kobe Bryant Too) Mark Horvath 2011

  • We've got no guarantees whatever for the people who live there about rehousing people locally, or security, or rent.

    Camden council launches legal challenge to HS2 2012

  • Born and brought up on Halton Moor council estate – an area richly described by Keith Waterhouse, who moved there as a boy during the slum rehousing of the 1930s – he would have spent his working life as a coalminer had it not been for the 1984-85 strike.

    Jimi Heselden obituary Martin Wainwright 2010


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