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Public Housing


Public housing is typically equated to low-quality housing. Hence, there is quite a negative connotation when someone lives in one of them. However, public housing in Singapore is different. Singapore solved the housing crisis back in the 1960s and has since established itself as arguably one of the best in the world. The Housing & …

One of the beacons of UK social housing policy, the legislation from 1919 that became known as the Addison Act after its sponsor, the minister of health Christopher Addison, imposed for the first time a duty on councils to build good quality and affordable housing. But, as with most policies, it was only partially effective. …