Pre 1958 there had been no recorded stats on housing.
1971- 60000 houses built annually.
Ulbricht- Renovating old houses.
2/3 cities destroyed by war.
Honecker developed in industrial areas.
Rents cheap- lead to dodgy repairs.
44% of houses had hot water
60% had baths/showers
Wanted to defeat elitism
Pushed vocational education
University places competitive and political backgrounds taken into account
Elite schools other than sport banned.