Meaning of Department of Housing and Urban Development

Depart'ment of Hous'ing and Ur'ban Devel'opment

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  1. the department of the U.S. federal government that institutes and administers all federal programs dealing with better housing, urban renewal, and metropolitan planning. Abbr.: HUD
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