Policy library

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

At any cost? A policy discussion paper

Applicable to: England
Published:  September 2007

Access to housing in a changing financial marketplace Read summary and download 

Response - Planning for a Sustainable Future

Applicable to: England
Published:  September 2007

Shelter broadly welcomes the measures set out in the Planning White Paper and in this consultation. Read summary and download 

Response - Delivering Housing and Regeneration: Communities England and the Future of Social Housing Regulation

Applicable to: England
Published:  September 2007

We believe that the proposals on the formation of Communities England have the potential to enable the delivery of the significant increase in housing supply proposed in the recent Green Paper. Read summary and download 

Homelessness Prevention and Sanctuary Schemes

Applicable to: England
Published:  August 2007

This policy briefing discusses the issues around the use of sanctuary schemes as a means of preventing homelessness. Read summary and download 

Homelessness Prevention

Applicable to: England
Published:  August 2007

This policy briefing discusses the issues surrounding homelessness prevention and how it can be achieved. Read summary and download 

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