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Over half of homeless families in England are in work, shock new figures show

55% of homeless families trapped in temporary accommodation are actually working, according to new research released by Shelter’s soci...

Posted on 23 Jul 2018

Shelter responds to government announcement on longer tenancies

Polly Neate, Chief Executive of Shelter, said: “This is an important step forward. Losing a tenancy is the main driver of homelessness...

Posted on 02 Jul 2018

Shelter signs up to put forces first

Housing and homelessness charity makes pledge to UK armed forces...

Posted on 29 Jun 2018

Highest number of older people homeless in a decade

Shelter's response to new government figures showing a rise in homelessness among those over 60 and single parent families....

Posted on 27 Jun 2018