Press releases and statements

Shelter responds to the housing elements of the Queen's Speech

Shelter responds to the housing elements of today's Queen's Speech

Posted on 10 May 2022

Shelter responds to the housing elements of the Queen's Speech

Two million private renters put up with poor conditions to find a home

More than one in six private renters in England – equivalent to two million people – were forced to accept poor conditions to find somewhere they could rent, new research from Shelter shows.

Posted on 06 May 2022

Two million private renters put up with poor conditions to find a home

Shelter comments on government's "hare-brained" idea to extend Right-to-Buy to housing association homes

Shelter comments on government's "hare-brained" idea to extend Right-to-Buy to housing association homes.

Posted on 02 May 2022

Shelter comments on government's "hare-brained" idea to extend Right-to-Buy to housing association homes

Homelessness due to no-fault evictions up 37% on pre-pandemic levels

New government figures show 5,260 households were threatened with homelessness in England as a result of a no-fault eviction between October and December 2021 – up by 37% compared to the same period before the pandemic.

Posted on 28 Apr 2022

Homelessness due to no-fault evictions up 37% on pre-pandemic levels

Every seven minutes a private renter is served a no-fault eviction notice despite government promise to scrap them three years ago

Every seven minutes a private renter in England is handed a Section 21 no-fault eviction notice by their landlord, new research from Shelter shows.

Posted on 26 Apr 2022

Every seven minutes a private renter is served a no-fault eviction notice despite government promise to scrap them three years ago

‘There is a people’s case for the reform of social housing – more and better’ says Michael Gove at Shelter conference

Charity warns 40% of private renters are being held back in life by their housing

Posted on 21 Apr 2022

‘There is a people’s case for the reform of social housing – more and better’ says Michael Gove at Shelter conference

Mary Foulkes appointed as Shelter’s Director of Equity, Inclusion and Culture

Mary Foulkes has joined Shelter as Director of Equity Inclusion and Culture

Posted on 07 Apr 2022

Mary Foulkes appointed as Shelter’s Director of Equity, Inclusion and Culture

Love Island star Kaz Kamwi teams up with Shelter to put the housing emergency out of fashion

The influencer took part in an exclusive fashion shoot at the charity’s flagship boutique shop.

Posted on 30 Mar 2022

Love Island star Kaz Kamwi teams up with Shelter to put the housing emergency out of fashion

Shelter responds to the 2022 Spring Statement

Shelter chief executive Polly Neate comments on the Spring Statement.

Posted on 23 Mar 2022

Shelter responds to the 2022 Spring Statement

Rough sleeping falls by 9% as crucial crossroads reached

The government has today released new snapshot figures on the number of people sleeping rough in England.

Posted on 24 Feb 2022

Rough sleeping falls by 9% as crucial crossroads reached