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Families’ health at risk as rogue landlords refuse repairs 

15 Oct 2014

More than 1 in 10 renting families have suffered health problems in the past year because of their landlords failing to deal with bad living conditions, research released today shows.

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A tenth of landlords unable to confirm their tenants are gas safe 

22 Sep 2014

One in ten landlords are unable to confirm their tenants are living in a gas safe home, according to new research by British Gas and Shelter.

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First time buyers helped by the Bank of Mum and Dad receiving £23k each 

16 Sep 2014

UK parents give an average of £23,000 when helping their children with a deposit to get onto the property ladder, according to new research from Shelter.

Knife-edge family

Housing costs put 3.4 million households on a financial knife-edge 

09 Sep 2014

More than 3 million households across the country are living on a knife-edge where a small drop in income could cost them their home, new figures reveal today.

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.

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