Properties must meet the minimum living standards set by the HUD.
What does MLS stand for?
MLS stands for Minimum Living Standard
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- Microwave Landing System
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- Microwave Limb Sounder
- Microwave Scan Beam Landing System (NASA; space shuttle)
- Mid-Latitude Summer (meteorology)
- Mid-Line Shift
- Miles City, MT, USA - Miles City (airport code)
- Minimal Language Skills (clinical settings to describe clients who lack communication skills)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The Centre For Research On Social Policy has a working paper which calculates the minimum living costs and applies these to the agreed minimum living standard for various family groups.
We calculate what needs to be included for minimum living standards, but Lebanese house owners often want to have higher quality items than the ones we use as the basis for our calculation and are then free to top up to get the desired quality.
Similarly, tax and transfer policies (such as the Canadian Child Tax Benefit) also affect the level of income that must be generated through employment for a family to reach the minimum living standard.
Similarly, after the 1991 revolution and the establishment of the KRG, this sector was not given priority, as the first priority was to secure the lives of the people and guarantee a minimum living standard for them.
The study found almost everybody classified as being in poverty had an income too low to pay for an "adequate" standard of living However, those questioned agreed the minimum living standard should provide for more than survival, with one woman saying: "Food and shelter keeps you alive, it doesn't make you live.
But if the goal is to enact a uniform minimum living standard, we need to start by raising wages on the coastal cities and leave the interior cities alone.
They are being targeted in a new Liverpool council crackdown which introduces a licence guaranteeing that properties are safe and meet minimum living standards.