Find out more about why we campaign

Why we campaigns

children

Families and children

1.6 million children in Britain live in housing that is overcrowded, temporary, or run-down. Find out more arrow

social housing on the Thames Gateway

Shelter Housing Databank

Want to know about the housing situation in your local area? 
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Bad housing

Improving living conditions

Living in poor quality, badly maintained housing puts tenants' health and wellbeing at risk. Read more arrow

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Under-utilised housing stock

Use our interactive map to see how many empty homes there are compared to houses need in your area. Read more arrow

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