News – March 2010
30 March 2010
Shelter supporters across the country have been cooking up a feast of cakes, buns and biscuits over the last couple of weeks to celebrate Cake Time, our delicious spring time fundraising event.
26 March 2010
Councils will be allowed to keep revenue from the sale of council homes under new local authority financing rules, Housing Minister John Healey has announced.
24 March 2010
Shelter has welcomed the announcement that the interest rate on Support for Mortgage Interest, a state benefit paid to struggling homeowners, will be frozen for a further six months. Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling made the commitment in today’s Budget.
18 March 2010
98 per cent of local authorities in England are failing to deliver enough affordable homes to meet need, a new website launched by Shelter has found.
11 March 2010
Shelter has welcomed the Government's new homelessness figures but has called for regulation of the private rented sector, which is used to house homeless families.
05 March 2010
The Government has broken the promise it made six years ago to update the 1935 overcrowding standard, leaving more than a million children trapped in overcrowded homes, Shelter says.
03 March 2010
Five Shelter supporters who dub themselves 'The Midlife Cyclists' will be setting off by bike for Spain on 19 May 2010 to raise money for our work with people in housing need.