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

Mediation for Young Homeless People: A Good Practice Guide

Applicable to: England
Published:  August 2004

This good practice guide will be a great help for both new and existing mediation services. Read summary and download 

Response - Code of Guidance for LHAs and HATs on ASB: Policy and Procedures

Applicable to: England
Published:  July 2004

Shelter supports the requirement of the ASB Act that social landlords must prepare policies & procedures to deal with anti-social behaviour, but believe additional guidance is required to ensure provision of appropriate support to vulnerable tenants. Read summary and download 

Response - PPS1: Creating Sustainable Communities

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2004

Shelter responds to the ODPM's PPS1 consultation - which sets out the Government's high level objectives for sustainable community planning (including objectives on sustainable development, spatial planning and community involvement). Read summary and download 

Response - Choosing Health?

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2004

Shelter’s response to Choosing Health? – A consultation on action to improve people’s health. Read summary and download 

Living In Limbo - Survey of Homeless Households Living in Temporary Accommodation

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2004

This report presents the findings of a survey of homeless households living in temporary accommodation. Read summary and download 

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