News – 2012
14 Dec 2012
1 in every 115 households at risk of homelessness.
11 Dec 2012
Census data from the Office of National Statistics shows that homeownership has fallen for the first time since records began 60 years ago.
06 Dec 2012
New Government figures show the number of homeless families with children living in bed and breakfasts has risen by 51% in the past year.
05 Dec 2012
Mixed news for families struggling to meet their housing costs.
30 Nov 2012
New figures show Shelter's helpline advising more people at risk of losing their home.
22 Nov 2012
Joint letter urges Prime Minister to reconsider housing benefit changes.
15 Nov 2012
Halfway through the parliamentary term, the coalition Government is failing to fix Britain’s broken housing market, Shelter said today.
09 Nov 2012
More than 75,000 children in Britain will wake up on Christmas Day without a home, Shelter has warned today.
25 Oct 2012
Shelter has welcomed new regulations designed to promote more responsible lending.
25 Oct 2012
Shelter is calling on Bristol’s Mayoral candidates to make a public commitment to crack down on landlords who rent out properties in states of disrepair.
13 Oct 2012
'Boomerang generation' can’t afford to rent or buy a home.
11 Oct 2012
Millions of people in Britain unable to buy or sell their homes.
10 Oct 2012
Five year plan to improve standards in private rented homes.
08 Oct 2012
Steps could include cutting housing benefit for under 25s.
04 Oct 2012
Complaints about landlords to local councils have increased by 27% in the last three years, a Shelter investigation has revealed.
03 Oct 2012
New film Radioman, about a homeless man turned film star, is holding its UK premiere in support of Shelter.
02 Oct 2012
Music For A Good Home 2 features tracks from 40 artists.
01 Oct 2012
Proposals to be made by Ed Balls at the Labour Party Conference.
21 Sep 2012
Stable Rental Contract would provide greater security for private tenants.
17 Sep 2012
Campaign highlights the value of leaving a gift in your Will.
07 Sep 2012
Gold medal winner Greg Rutherford backs the stair-running challenge.
06 Sep 2012
Figures out today show a 9% year on year increase in homeless acceptances between April to June 2012 since the same quarter last year.
06 Sep 2012
Shelter responds to proposed investment in new homes and construction.
05 Sep 2012
Shelter is urging the new Housing Minister, Mark Prisk, to give our housing crisis the attention it deserves.
04 Sep 2012
Almost one in four people have been charged unfair fees by a letting agent, Shelter has revealed.
28 Aug 2012
New figures show dramatic increase in 31-44 year olds waiting to start a family.
16 Aug 2012
New figures show significant drop in new homes started in the last year.
19 Jul 2012
Families in the UK are among the worst off in Europe when it comes to housing costs.
06 Jul 2012
Best of luck to the Swim for Kids team, who are swimming across the English Channel to raise money for Shelter and Demelza Hospice Care for Children.
28 Jun 2012
London local authority Barking and Dagenham has the highest repossession risk in England, Shelter’s new research reveals.
27 Jun 2012
Shelter has signed a joint letter to the Prime Minister today, in response to Conservative Party proposals to cut housing benefit for under 25s.
25 Jun 2012
Shelter has condemned the Prime Minister's proposals to remove housing benefit for under 25s, warning that the move would inevitably lead to a rise in homelessness.
20 Jun 2012
Shelter is urging renters to make sure their deposits are protected, as calls to our helpline about deposit protection problems have increased by more than 80% in the last two years.
14 Jun 2012
Homelessness acceptances increase by 16% at start of 2012.
07 Jun 2012
ŠKODA auction exclusive Citigo, designed with DJ and music producer Tiësto.
23 May 2012
17 May 2012
Leading housing groups warn the Government is failing to deliver on key areas of housing.
15 May 2012
This spring marks the start of Shelter’s 2012 fundraising event Cake Time.
10 May 2012
Shelter warns that homeowners remain at risk from increased mortgage costs.
24 Apr 2012
Shelter is urging the Government to consider the damage inflicted on families by cuts to housing benefit.
23 Apr 2012
A huge thank you and congratulations to Shelter’s London Marathon runners!
12 Apr 2012
New report from Shelter shows housing market not meeting needs of over 55s.
05 Apr 2012
As changes to tenancy deposit protection laws come into force, Shelter is calling on landlords to ensure they are protecting their tenants’ deposits, to protect themselves from penalties.
02 Apr 2012
Today Shelter has launched a new strategy, which sets out our plans for the next three years.
28 Mar 2012
Renting a two-bedroom home in London is unaffordable for families earning less than £52,000, Shelter has revealed today.
08 Mar 2012
New statistics show a massive rise in homeless acceptances across England.
06 Mar 2012
Almost a third (30%) of Londoners say they expect to be driven out of the capital by the high cost of housing.
05 Mar 2012
Designers and artists contribute to new exhibition for Shelter.
02 Mar 2012
More than 1,000 Shelter supporters race to the top of Tower 42 in London.
23 Feb 2012
Latest Government statistics show cases of street homelessness rose by 23% between 2010 and 2011.
17 Feb 2012
Shelter does not participate in the Work Programme scheme.
09 Feb 2012
Shelter is calling on the Government to toughen sentencing for serial rogue landlords.
08 Feb 2012
Final places available in Shelter’s tower-running challenge.
23 Jan 2012
Shelter responds to comments from the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the Today programme.
19 Jan 2012
Shelter survey reveals millions cutting back on essentials to pay housing costs.
04 Jan 2012
Almost one million people have taken out a payday loan to help pay their rent or mortgage in the last 12 months, according to a new Shelter survey
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