Shelter believes that everyone should have a home. Our goal for our 2012-15 Strategy is to help more people in housing need than ever before.
We’re doing this by:
You can read our full strategy for 2012-2015 here »
Because of our extensive campaigning, all three main political parties have made building more homes a priority. And housing is now in the top five most important issues for voters surveyed by YouGov.
In April 2013, we secured concessions to the bedroom tax for foster carers, the families of armed forces personnel and severely disabled children.
We won new legislation in August 2013 that requires letting agents to sign up for an independent redress scheme, giving renters someone to complain to if things go wrong.
By October 2013, 120 councils had pledged to evict rogue landlords in their area.