From Lloyd George's promise of ‘homes fit for heroes’ to Margaret Thatcher's dream of a ‘property-owning democracy,’ housing has been at the centre of British politics for more than a century.
More recently Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) have played a larger role in providing and managing housing. Consequently council and RSL housing is collectively known as ‘social housing’
To know where you are going you need to understand where you have come from.
Modules you will cover in this History of social housing in England online training
- How history shapes the future part 1 - In this History of social housing in England module you will look at where it all started, into the twentieth century, the suburban dream, the second world war, post second world war, the building boom, and the 1960’s.
- How history shapes the future part 2 - In this History of social housing in England module you will look at the 1970’s 1980’s, 1990’s and the 21st century, including devolution to Wales.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.
Is this course right for me?
This course is for all staff, board members and resident representatives new to social housing and those who wish to have a better understanding of the sector and its history.
On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.