Poor Housing in the inner city ocupied by gangstas and poor people,citys such as atlanta,chicago,newyork philidelphia and......more
Man growing up in the projects was tuff, i was always getting my ass kicked out there,but i made it throught.
by NO-IT-All March 29, 2003

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A prison for the innocent infested with criminals and the problems they cause.
The feds forced Omaha to tear down the north Omaha projects. The rats that lived there are now destroying someone else's neighborhood,
by benth August 07, 2008

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A area of a city which contains poor housing and poor people. Drugs and murders occur alot here. They are set up by the goverment thats why they are called the projects!!!
'I lived in the projects all my life'

I got a bitch that do anything i tel her, take a dive off a projects building if i let her' (lloyd banks)
by MC PAKMAN March 08, 2005

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A place where I live and it is not all that good, but I got a roof over my head.
West Brighton, Park Hill, Stapleton(Staten Island)/ Redhook, Gowanus(Brooklyn)
by Mike May 10, 2003

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The projects are a place where black people are born, raised, and eventually killed.
They built a hospital near the projects because black people are always getting shot and stabbed there. Sadly, the black people all broke in and stole the drugs so they had to destroy the place.
by Bloodbath 87 March 07, 2009

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A low income housing area. Usually involved with a large amount of crimes. Including drug dealers, gangsters, violence. Often on the local police's "radar" If you go in there and you don't "belong", you will be harmed.

The TV show "The Wire" depicts projects in season one.
by Big Black Jew August 25, 2010

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House for poor people.
Want to ruin a neighborhood - build the project in it.
by Nooner August 26, 2003

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