Fair Housing for the Working Class
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Historian Dr. Katy Layton-Jones visits Parnell House, a five-story apartment building created to replace a block of slums in central London. Every unit had running water, a bathroom and a minimum of three bedrooms, raising expectations for the way the laboring class could live. Prince Albert's innovative housing project was later used as a model for social housing across England.
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