Press releases and statements

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Over 450,000 private renting parents fear ‘Covid-homelessness’

Shelter urges the government to step in and build social homes everyone can afford...

Posted on 30 Jul 2020

No DSS: Landmark court ruling confirms housing benefit discrimination is unlawful

Housing benefit discrimination has been judged unlawful and in breach of the Equality Act at a landmark ruling at York County Court on July ...

Posted on 14 Jul 2020

Shelter urges action as new government statistics reveal danger facing renters

New statistics from the English Housing Survey released today...

Posted on 09 Jul 2020

230,000 renters at risk of ‘Covid-eviction’ when government ban lifts

An estimated 227,000 adult private renters (3%) have fallen into arrears since the start of the pandemic, meaning they could lose their home...

Posted on 06 Jul 2020