Growing up in social housing in Britain: A profile of four generations from 1946 to the present day

A look at the role of social housing for four generations of families since the Second World War. This study describes how housing for families has changed over time and explores the relationship between social housing, family circumstances and the 'adult outcomes' for children who grew up in social housing – i.e. their experiences when they are adults.

Published: 
2009
Author: 
Ruth Lupton
Rebecca Tunstall
Wendy Sigle-Rushton
Polina Obolenskaya
Ricardo Sabates
Elena Meschi
Dylan Kneale
Emma Salter
Publisher: 
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Tenant Services Authority