Whatever happened to Homes fit for Heroes 100 years on?

By Paul Wheeler | 29 May 2018
  • Paul Wheeler

By now we know that 2018 is the anniversary of some women’s suffrage. Less well known, it is the anniversary of Lloyd George’s Homes fit for Heroes speech. Needless to say, like all political promises, it took a few years to enact.

However, from the 1920s to the 1970s there was an understanding that those who worked hard but earned little would have access to good quality housing for themselves and their families. That covenant has sadly been broken.

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