Press releases and statements

‘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

14,000 renters face eviction as living costs soar

New government figures, released today, reveal an increasing number of renters are facing eviction. Shelter warns that more renters are likely to lose their homes in the coming months as living costs continue to rise.

Posted on 10 Feb 2022

14,000 renters face eviction as living costs soar

Shelter responds to the government's Levelling Up White Paper

Osama Bhutta, Director of Campaigns at Shelter, said: “Today’s commitment from government is a crucial step forward and offers hope to the millions of people being held back by the housing emergency. You cannot level up the country without safe and secure homes. The devil will be in the detail, so the government now needs to set out how it will deliver on its promises.

Posted on 02 Feb 2022

Shelter responds to the government's Levelling Up White Paper

Nearly 400 households become homeless every day in England 

New government figures released today, paint a bleak picture of homelessness in England. Containing the first three full months’ worth of data after the eviction ban was lifted, the new statistics show 397 households became homeless every day between July and September 2021.

Posted on 27 Jan 2022

Nearly 400 households become homeless every day in England 

Shelter and Network Rail station outreach helps more than 300 homeless people

Over 300 people sleeping rough have been helped by a pioneering partnership between housing and homelessness charity Shelter, and two of Network Rail’s largest railway stations.

Posted on 26 Jan 2022

Shelter and Network Rail station outreach helps more than 300 homeless people

“Safety and supply are both critical”: Shelter responds to government’s cladding announcement

On Monday 10th January, the government set out a new plan to help address the building safety crisis in the House of Commons.

Posted on 10 Jan 2022

“Safety and supply are both critical”: Shelter responds to government’s cladding announcement