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

Street Homelessness Factsheet

Applicable to: England
Published:  August 2006

This factsheet looks at how many people are sleeping rough and why people end up street homeless. Read summary and download 

Response - Tackling Homelessness

Applicable to: England
Published:  July 2006

Shelter has responded to the Housing Corporation's consultation document. Read summary and download 

Addressing Anti-social Behaviour - An Independent Evaluation of Shelter Inclusion Project

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2006

This report evaluates the performance of the Shelter Inclusion Project and its new approach to tackling antisocial behaviour and social exclusion. Read summary and download 

Back on Track: A Good Practice Guide to Addressing Anti-Social Behaviour

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2006

Communities suffering from antisocial behaviour are desperate for a solution, yet there are serious concerns that the kind of action being taken is creating, rather than solving the problems. Read summary and download 

LGIU Scrutiny Guide

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2006

This guide will assist local authorities in examining all aspects of homelessness in their area. Read summary and download 

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