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Timeline :: Association of Women Housing Workers established

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Women who had trained as housing visitors under Octavia Hill in London formed the Association of Women Housing Workers in 1916. This later changed its name to the Society of Housing Managers in 1948. After merging with the Institute of Housing Managers in 1965, the society became the present day Chartered Institute of Housing in 1994.

Source: Katherine Bentley Beauman (1996) Women and the Settlement Movement, The Radcliffe Press.