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One year on from Grenfell, millions still stuck on housing waiting lists

One year on from the tragic Grenfell fire. and many survivors are still waiting for a new home – but new analysis from Shelter reveals...

Posted on 08 Jun 2018

Shelter responds to cladding announcement

Polly Neate, CEO of Shelter, said: “For more than six months Shelter has been calling on the government to step up to the plate, and t...

Posted on 16 May 2018

Shelter welcomes changes to housing benefit for 18-21s

The DWP has announced it will offer the housing element of universal credit for all 18-21-year-olds, not just those meeting certain criteria...

Posted on 29 Mar 2018

New government figures show only one social home is built for almost every three sold off

Shelter responds to government figures showing dwindling numbers of social housing under the Right to Buy scheme....

Posted on 29 Mar 2018