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

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 

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 

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