Homes Fit for Heroes: 100 Years of Council Housing
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More council houses were built in Britain than any other country in the 20th century. By the 1970s, one in three households were council tenants. Yet after 1980 £100bn worth of council housing was sold off. How did this expansion come about, what changed – and what lasting effects did the rise and fall of council housing have on our politics, society and economy?
Is it now time to reconsider our attitude to public housing?
This event was on Mon, 03 Feb 2020
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