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Shelter launches ‘Work for Home’ week after emergency helpline receives almost 37,000 calls since lockdown

Shelter launches the first 'Work for Home' week after its free emergency helpline receives 36,667 calls for housing help since lockdown star...

Posted on 02 Jun 2020

Shelter response to government plans to 'end rough sleeping for good'

Polly Neate, chief executive of Shelter, said: "It’s encouraging that the government is taking homelessness seriously, and any accommo...

Posted on 27 May 2020

Councils unlikely to cope with rise in homelessness if the government lifts the eviction ban without protecting renters

Shelter responds to the latest statutory homelessness stats for England from October-December 2019...

Posted on 21 May 2020

Early tremors in unemployment data warn of Covid-19 crash

The government must act now to help people through the storm ahead...

Posted on 19 May 2020