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Gemma Bourne

Gemma Bourne Staff Big Society Capital
Investment Director

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Big Society Capital Blog Social Housing in the UK
Blog | 14 August 2019

The UK has just celebrated 100 years of the Addison Act, a transformational piece of social policy that led to 500,000 council homes being built over the course of three years. The act was transformational because it was the first time that safe, quality and affordable homes became available at scale throughout the entire country.