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7:30 pm Housing Matters #3 // How can local authorities do housing differently? @ Open House
Housing Matters #3 // How can local authorities do housing differently? @ Open House
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Two-thousand and nineteen marks the centenary of the Addison Act, the housing legislation which realised Lloyd-George’s ‘Homes fit for Heroes’ and the start of a nationwide system of state-owned housing that has lasted most of the 20th Century. Half a million homes were promised and a system of open-ended Treasury grants were made available to local councils to build. One hundred years have now passed since local authorities in the UK where given the responsibility and the resource to provide decent housing for the working person. Whilst the responsibility remains, the conditions under which housing is to be provided have