Press releases and statements

1 in every 100 children in England will wake up homeless this Christmas

THIS IS NOT A HOME: Shelter’s landmark research exposes devastating impact of living in temporary accommodation on children’s health, education and wellbeing

Posted on 21 Dec 2022

1 in every 100 children in England will wake up homeless this Christmas

Almost a million private renters are under threat of eviction

One in 12 private renters in England – equivalent to 941,000 people - are currently under threat of eviction, according to new research from the housing charity Shelter.

Posted on 30 Nov 2022

Almost a million private renters are under threat of eviction

Homelessness due to no-fault evictions up by 76% in a year

New government figures show 5,940 households were threatened with homelessness in England as a result of a Section 21 no-fault eviction between April and June 2022 – this has risen by 76% in a year following the end of the eviction ban in May 2021.

Posted on 24 Nov 2022

Homelessness due to no-fault evictions up by 76% in a year

Two people died homeless every day last year

Shelter responds to ONS data: Two people died homeless every day last year

Posted on 23 Nov 2022

Two people died homeless every day last year

Nearly 1 in 3 private renters have rent hiked in last three months

Almost 3.3 million private renters in England – nearly one in three – have had their rent increased in the last three months new Shelter figures show, as featured on BBC Panorama tonight.

Posted on 21 Nov 2022

Nearly 1 in 3 private renters have rent hiked in last three months

Shelter responds to 'housing hole' in Autumn Statement

Shelter responds to 'housing hole' in Chancellor's Autumn Statement

Posted on 17 Nov 2022

Shelter responds to 'housing hole' in Autumn Statement

Shelter responds to inquest’s ruling that 2-year-old Awaab Ishak died as a result of prolonged exposure to mould in his social home in Rochdale

Shelter responds to inquest’s ruling that 2-year-old Awaab Ishak died as a result of prolonged exposure to mould in his social home in Rochdale

Posted on 15 Nov 2022

Shelter responds to inquest’s ruling that 2-year-old Awaab Ishak died as a result of prolonged exposure to mould in his social home in Rochdale

Cost of living crisis is making housing problems worse for 7 in 10 callers to Shelter’s emergency helpline, as charity warns of surge in homelessness

Shelter is warning this winter could be one of the toughest yet as it reveals 70% of callers to its emergency helpline say the cost of living crisis is making their housing situation worse.

Posted on 10 Nov 2022

Cost of living crisis is making housing problems worse for 7 in 10 callers to Shelter’s emergency helpline, as charity warns of surge in homelessness

Shelter reacts to the Prime Minister's assurance that the government will scrap Section 21 no-fault evictions

Shelter reacts to the Prime Minister's assurance that the government will scrap Section 21 no-fault evictions

Posted on 12 Oct 2022

Shelter reacts to the Prime Minister's assurance that the government will scrap Section 21 no-fault evictions

Shelter reacts to government U-turns on no fault eviction ban and social housing

Shelter reacts to government U-turns on no fault eviction ban and social housing

Posted on 11 Oct 2022

Shelter reacts to government U-turns on no fault eviction ban and social housing