Definition of housing ladder in English:

housing ladder

noun

British
  • ‘a new scheme to help thousands of people get on the housing ladder was unveiled today’
    another term for property ladder
    • ‘Millions of young Britons despair of ever putting a tentative toe on to the first rung of the housing ladder.’
    • ‘Many homeowners cannot move up the housing ladder as falling property prices have wiped out equity in their homes.’
    • ‘First-time buyers looking to take the first step on to the housing ladder can pick up tips at a free advice event.’
    • ‘People on average earnings can't afford to get on the housing ladder.’
    • ‘More people could get on the housing ladder if they were prepared to scale down their ideas and not insist on something out of Elle decoration.’