Translation of rooming house in Spanish:

rooming house

pensión, n.

Pronunciation ///ˈrumɪŋ ˌhaʊs/



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    pensión feminine
    • There is a perpetual need for low-income housing in Toronto, and many people embrace the transient lifestyle rooming houses offer.
    • They had never had a proper home as a family in Germany: touring with the dance company and staying in rooming houses, the children living most of the time with their grandmother and great-aunts, away from the parents.
    • I hadn't been to this area in close to fifteen years, and the modest rooming house where I'd stayed the last time was boarded up and abandoned when I got there.
    • We had one project where we took a rooming house and renovated it and we ran into a lot of unforeseen costs, dealing with code issues.
    • I should have spun on my heels and ran when he slipped the key into the lock of that shabby rooming house.
    • She located there with her boyfriend; they having resided in a previous rooming house with shared accommodations.
    • The rooming houses and cafeterias that did admit them were always on the wrong side of the tracks.
    • Even when these laws were gone, there were hotels, rooming houses and restaurants that refused to serve, bus and train operators that refused passage.
    • Last week we focused on personal safety, why homeless people are often fined for breaches of local by-laws and minor public order offences; and the legal rights of those living in rooming houses and other marginal accommodation.
    • She moves into a rooming house with a moronic landlady and fends off advances from her fellow tenant, a drunken fool.
    • It's the tale of a pensioner and the quirky tenants in his rooming house, acting out a colourful meditation on the joy of being alive.
    • On our first visit to a downtown rooming house, the residents know him by name.
    • He roamed between jobs and rooming houses before working for the US postal service for 10 years.
    • Initially, single or married men were likely to immigrate alone, living in crowded quarters or rooming houses, saving their money and sending large amounts back to Poland.
    • The rooming houses where many of New York's single men lived also often accommodated gay men as tenants, respecting their privacy and permitting them to bring home male visitors.
    • The older, centrally located colonial houses are now occupied by offices or have been turned into rooming houses or hotels.
    • There were no rooming houses and although Mary offered to let him sleep in the supply room on the floor, he preferred the straw of the stable.
    • Over the last two years, the city's shelters and rooming houses have gradually become severely infested with bedbugs.
    • He drops out of school, moves into a rundown rooming house, telling no one his new address, and spends his time drinking and bar fighting.
    • Most often, these early immigrants would live together in crowded rooming houses or primitive hostels in urban centers of the industrial northeastern United States.