A lot of women would have written to Bridget Bond at this time to get help with repairs to houses or alternative accommodation. The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association encouraged people to take part in the rent and rates strike to end internment.
Rachmanism was rife in 1968 right into the 70’s. Up to three generations would have lived in one two up two down dwelling. Rachmanism was the term used for private landlords that exploited tenants.