I will pay for the following essay Housing Policy. The essay is to be 22 pages with three to five sources, with in-text citations and a reference page.
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In the post-war period, as in every decade since, it was political and ideological concerns as much as economic rationale that dictated housing policy. As Short (1982) suggests, housing in Britain after WWII was a near-to-desperate situation. Tens of thousands of dwellings had been destroyed in the German bombing campaigns and the country did not have the resources available to undertake serious rebuilding. One of the initial reactions to this housing shortage was that up to 40,000 families ended up “squatting” in a number of spaces such as “old cinemas, ramshackle tenement buildings, Army camps and even plush apartments” (Simpson, 2007). One archetypal example was the occupation of a form-POW resettlement camp in August 1946 (Simpson, 2007).