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

Exclusions in Tyne and Wear

Applicable to: England
Published:  May 2006

An investigation by Shelter's NEHAC into why applicants are excluded from social rented housing. Read summary and download 

Safe as Houses: An Inclusive Approach for Housing Drug Users

Applicable to: England
Published:  May 2006

Safe as houses identifies the housing needs of drug users, offering both insight and good practice recommendations for this vulnerable group. Read summary and download 

Response - A New Deal for Welfare: Empowering People to Work

Applicable to: England
Published:  May 2006

Shelter's response to the DWP's consultation on reforms of the benefits system. Read summary and download 

Policy briefing: Home ownership

Applicable to: England
Published:  May 2006

This briefing examines the increasing dominance of home ownership as a policy aim. Read summary and download 

Response - New Planning Policy Statement 3

Applicable to: England
Published:  April 2006

Shelter's response to the ODPM consultation on a New Planning Policy Statement 3 (PPS3) - Housing. Read summary and download 

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