One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The houses and flats in a particular country, city, etc.‘public housing stock in the Scottish industrial cities’‘the existing UK housing stock’
- ‘He was at once inspired to renovate the housing stock and launch businesses in South Philadelphia.’
- ‘As the housing stock of the surrounding streets has become more sought after, there is a strong demand for all sorts of shops and services.’
- ‘I went to the website to book a B&B, but what I didn't expect to find was over half the town's housing stock available to stay in on daily rates.’
- ‘"The mayor's priorities are raising per capita income, improving housing stock, as well as public safety, government efficiency, and literacy," she said.’
- ‘The biggest gap in the Irish housing stock is in the area of private rented accommodation.’
- ‘They can add much needed housing stock and complement the existing environment.’
- ‘The documentary examines the development of a new architecture associated with the expansion of the service economy and the dilapidation of Britain's older housing stock.’
- ‘Old housing stock is replaced or reinvigorated.’
- ‘The town has smaller housing stock and a longer coastline.’
- ‘This more rapid deterioration of the housing stock means that new housing is usually added through in situ succession or infilling.’
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