Working parents forced to cut back

Housing costs forcing working parents to cut back on food 

29 Aug 2014

Over one in three working parents in England are having to cut back on buying food to be able to afford their rent or mortgage, new research from Shelter reveals today.

600 homes at risk

Almost 600 homes in England at risk every day 

14 Aug 2014

Nearly 600 households in England are at risk of losing their homes every day, new research reveals today.

Forgotten homeless families

Over 1 in 3 homeless families in London stuck in temporary housing for more than 2 years 

07 Aug 2014

Thousands of families across the capital are stuck in housing limbo for years on end, a Shelter investigation revealed today.

Clipped Wing Generation Sarah

Almost two million young working adults still living with Mum and Dad 

29 Jul 2014

Despite working, 48% of 20 to 34 year olds who live with their parents do so because they can’t afford to rent or buy their own home.

Yellow Door with Knocker

Over 80% of homes on the market unaffordable for first time buyers 

25 Jun 2014

More than 80% of properties for sale in England are unaffordable for the average working family looking to buy their first home.
Derek Myers

Shelter chair of trustees knighted 

17 Jun 2014

Shelter’s chair of trustees Derek Myers has received a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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