About Us

Women’s Pioneer Housing was established in 1920 by women and men who believed in gender equality and the need to redress the disadvantages women experienced in obtaining and retaining a secure home. Their aim was:

…to cater for the housing requirements of professional and other women of moderate means who require individual homes at moderate rents….

Despite changes in social attitudes and legislation, women are still disadvantaged when it comes to housing. Women’s Pioneer’s objective is to interpret our founders’ intentions in a 21st century social and political context.

Our Board

Our board members come from a wide range of disciplines and give their time voluntarily to assist the Women’s Pioneer organisation.

Click here for more details about our board.

Annual Review 2016

A summary of our history, goals and purpose, together with details of our board members and accounts.


Years of Housing Women


Flats Upgraded in 2017


New Homes in Development


Homes For Women

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