urban homesteading


urban homesteading
urban homesteader.
homesteading (def. 2).
[1970-75; HOMESTEAD + -ING1]

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urban homesteading,
a program of the U.S. government to restore run-down urban areas by offering ownership of abandoned or neglected housing in return for repairing a building and living in it for a specified length of time.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • urban homesteading — {n.}, {informal} Renovation and occupation through cooperative ownership by tenants of previously abandoned city apartment buildings. * /Urban homesteading is on the rise in many big American cities these days./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • urban homesteading — {n.}, {informal} Renovation and occupation through cooperative ownership by tenants of previously abandoned city apartment buildings. * /Urban homesteading is on the rise in many big American cities these days./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • urban\ homesteading — noun informal Renovation and occupation through cooperative ownership by tenants of previously abandoned city apartment buildings. Urban homesteading is on the rise in many big American cities these days …   Словарь американских идиом

  • urban homesteading — urban homesteader. homesteading (def. 2). [1970 75; HOMESTEAD + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • urban homesteading — /ɜbən ˈhoʊmstɛdɪŋ/ (say erbuhn hohmsteding) noun the practice of adopting a lifestyle of homesteading (def. 2) in an urban or suburban environment, as by growing produce, cultivating arts and crafts, making one s own bread, beer, etc., keeping… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Homesteading — Broadly defined, homesteading is a lifestyle of simple, agrarian self sufficiency.Current practiceCurrently the term homesteading [ [http://selfsufficientish.com SelfSufficientish provides much information to the aspiring homsteader, no date.]… …   Wikipedia

  • homesteading — /hohm sted ing/, n. 1. an act or instance of establishing a homestead. 2. a federal program to improve deteriorating urban areas by offering abandoned or foreclosed houses to persons who agree to repair them and live in them for a specified… …   Universalium

  • homesteading — /hohm sted ing/, n. 1. an act or instance of establishing a homestead. 2. a federal program to improve deteriorating urban areas by offering abandoned or foreclosed houses to persons who agree to repair them and live in them for a specified… …   Useful english dictionary

  • homesteading — /ˈhoʊmstɛdɪŋ/ (say hohmsteding) noun 1. the situation of living on a homestead. 2. the practice of living as self sufficient a lifestyle as possible, based on ecological and sustainability considerations, as by growing produce and keeping… …   Australian English dictionary

  • United States Department of Housing and Urban Development — Coordinates: 38°53′03″N 77°01′22″W / 38.88406°N 77.02266°W / 38.88406; 77.02266 …   Wikipedia


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