Press releases and statements

For more information about any of our press releases, please contact our Media team.

Private renters now key to political battleground, Shelter research shows

The political salience of renters is growing amid a huge surge in numbers - 4.7 million households now rent privately in England – a 7...

Posted on 02 Oct 2018

‘No DSS’: Five leading letting agents risk breaking discrimination law

New Shelter and NHF report reveals discrimination against housing benefit tenants is rife Five of England’s leading letting agents ac...

Posted on 22 Aug 2018

Shelter response to Rough Sleeping Strategy

Polly Neate, chief executive of Shelter, said: “This strategy is an important step forward in the fight against the rough-sleeping eme...

Posted on 13 Aug 2018

Shelter response to supported housing announcement

Shelter is delighted that the government has chosen to keep housing benefit in place for those in supported housing....

Posted on 09 Aug 2018