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Shelter response to government’s English Housing Survey

Polly Neate, chief executive at Shelter, said: “It’s no coincidence that the number of people trapped in expensive and unstable ...

Posted on 31 Jan 2019

Shelter responds to government rough sleeping statistics

Polly Neate, chief executive of Shelter, said: “The combination of spiralling rents, a faulty benefits system and lack of social ...

Posted on 31 Jan 2019

Three million new social homes key to solving housing crisis

Shelter’s independent commission calls for huge expansion in public house building...

Posted on 14 Jan 2019

Shelter warns 131,000 children will be homeless this Christmas, the highest in over a decade

One in every 103 children in Britain is now homeless...

Posted on 18 Dec 2018