Press releases and statements

Levelling Up without social housing could escalate our housing emergency, Shelter warns

Failure to include social housing in the Government’s upcoming ‘levelling up’ plan may escalate the housing emergency in three key locations a new report by the housing and homelessness charity Shelter warns today. The new report, Levelling Up with Social Housing, looks at the housing emergency through three levelling up locations which lack affordable housing: Burnley, Plymouth and Sheffield.

Posted on 18 Nov 2021

Levelling Up without social housing could escalate our housing emergency, Shelter warns

Shelter welcomes news of the National League supporting the #NoHomeKit campaign

Shelter welcomes news of the National League supporting its #NoHomeKit campaign

Posted on 15 Nov 2021

Shelter welcomes news of the National League supporting the #NoHomeKit campaign

Shelter responds to reports about new No Home Kit campaign

Shelter responds to No Home Kit campaign

Posted on 09 Nov 2021

Shelter responds to reports about new No Home Kit campaign

91 families made homeless every day in England

Today, the government released new figures on homelessness in England for the period April to June 2021.

Posted on 28 Oct 2021

91 families made homeless every day in England

Shelter responds to the 2021 Autumn Budget and Spending Review

Shelter responds to the 2021 Autumn Budget and Spending Review

Posted on 27 Oct 2021

Shelter responds to the 2021 Autumn Budget and Spending Review

Health of one in five renters harmed by their home

The health of one in five renters (22%) in England – or 1.9 million households - is being harmed by poor housing, stark new research from Shelter shows today.

Posted on 13 Oct 2021

Health of one in five renters harmed by their home

Shelter responds to Prime Minister’s commitment to ‘fix our broken housing system’ in Conference speech

Shelter responds to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s commitment to ‘fix our broken housing system’ in speech at the Conservative Party Conference

Posted on 06 Oct 2021

Shelter responds to Prime Minister’s commitment to ‘fix our broken housing system’ in Conference speech

Living Costs Crisis: 1 in 4 renters cannot keep their home warm, as fuel costs surge

Soaring fuel costs, combined with a cut to Universal Credit and the end of the furlough scheme, are creating the perfect storm for homelessness to rise this winter, Shelter warns.

Posted on 24 Sep 2021

Living Costs Crisis: 1 in 4 renters cannot keep their home warm, as fuel costs surge

45% of private renters have been victims of illegal acts by their landlord or letting agent

Over two-fifths (45%) of England’s private renting adults – equivalent to 3.7 million people - have been the victim of illegal behaviour from a landlord or letting agent, alarming new research from Shelter has revealed.

Posted on 14 Sep 2021

45% of private renters have been victims of illegal acts by their landlord or letting agent

1 in 4 people helped off the streets under the government’s Everyone In scheme are no longer being accommodated

Most of the people at risk from rough sleeping who were helped during the pandemic to find a temporary bed under the government’s ‘Everyone In’ scheme, are still not living in settled accommodation, troubling new research from Shelter shows.

Posted on 27 Aug 2021

1 in 4 people helped off the streets under the government’s Everyone In scheme are no longer being accommodated