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

Homelessness Factsheet

Applicable to: England
Published:  October 2007

A decent home is fundamental to people's well-being. Fortunately, in England, the majority of people are well housed. However, many live in accommodation that is run-down, overcrowded or dangerous. Others have lost their homes altogether. Read summary and download 

Mortgage to rent: a Good Practice briefing

Applicable to: England
Published:  October 2007

Good practice briefing on mortgage rescue schemes. Read summary and download 

Shelter Inclusion Project: Managing Anti-Social Behaviour in the Community - Five Years On

Applicable to: England
Published:  September 2007

This report details the outcomes, successes and strategic relevance of the service provided by the Shelter Inclusion Project. Read summary and download 

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 

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