Policy, research and good practice work forms a major part of Shelter's efforts to address and find solutions for homelessness and housing issues. In this section you can browse through the reports, factsheets, briefings and policy consultation responses that we produce.
All policy documents
This briefing was prepared ahead of an Opposition Day Debate on pausing and fixing the roll-out of Universal Credit. Read summary and download
At the heart of every problem Shelter sees is the lack of affordable homes available - whether to rent or buy. This briefing looks at some of the ways that this issue can be addressed, and that we can find a way to ensure everyone has a safe, secure and affordable place to call home. Read summary and download
Shelter briefing on why ending the freeze to Local Housing Allowance rates has become vital for nearly a million low-income households. Read summary and download
This Shelter briefing provides information about our view of the proposed changes, what our concerns are and parliamentary questions that could be asked during the debate. Read summary and download