Dwellings owned by Government, and rented to occupants at subsidised rates. Does not include plots of land sold by Government at subsidised rates for private dwellings
Social housing is legally defined as affordable housing operated by non-profit or co-operative agencies and funded by a legally-prescribed government program. Since it doesn't change hands, this housing remains affordable over time.
Housing which is not privately owned, but rented or from a Housing Association, Trust or council.
Publicly assisted non-profit housing, including non-profit housing co-ops, private non-profits, municipal non-profits and public housing.
public or non-profit owned housing receiving long-term federal subsidies (3+ years).
Housing owned and/or managed by a local authority or housing association
Non-profit housing owned and managed for the primary purpose of meeting social objectives such as affordable rents, responsible management, security of tenure and good location in relation to employment services. The term encompasses public housing and includes housing owned or managed by the community.
General and special needs housing provided by registered social landlords, local authorities and other social housing providers for rent.