The standered living (Housing (1924-1931 (Two million houses were built …
The standered living
Weimar governments attempted to deal with shortages of housing.
Weimar governments employed architects and planners to devise plans to reduce the amount of house shortages.
Weimar governments had invested on tax breaks, land grants and low interest loans to stimulate the building of new houses and apartments
Two million houses were built
2,000,000 houses were renovated or expanded.
By 1923 the state had spent 33 times more than they had spent in 1913
By 1928 homelessness had reduced by 60 percent.
This was to improve living conditions and qualities of Germany homes
Germany workers did benefit from increases in the value of real wages.
Increase in wages by ten percent which meant Germany had the best-paid workers in Europe.
Middle class did not share in this increased prosperity.
The real wages were a little benefit towards middle class.
Mainly those who were affected a lot and ended bankrupt by hyperinflation in 1923.
Those who had been affected really badly couldn't claim the benefits by the Wiemar republic.
German chancellor- otto von bismarck
Introduced reforms which had helped the ill and the old
Including health, accident and illness insurance
Weimar republic had extended this with an unemployment insurance law in 1927
Workers and employees had to make a contribution to a national scheme for the unemployment welfare.
Other reforms provided benefits and assistance to war veterans, wives and dependants of the war dead, single mothers and the disabled.