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Shelter calls for half a million new Fair Rent Homes, as 44% of low earners cut back on basics like food and clothing to cover rent

Shelter is calling on the government to dramatically increase its building of genuinely affordable housing with a new generation of Fair Ren...

Posted on 20 Oct 2017

Shelter's response to Universal Credit debate

Polly Neate, CEO of Shelter, said: “Shelter’s advisers are hearing from more and more people whose lives are being turned upside...

Posted on 18 Oct 2017

Shelter response to Prime Minister's announcement on social housing

Polly Neate, CEO of Shelter, said: "We’re pleased to see the government acting to ease the misery of millions of private renters ...

Posted on 04 Oct 2017

Housing is top three issue for renters as over half say they are struggling

Instead of leaving millions of private renters to hopelessly scrape by each month, we are calling on the government to end the freeze on hou...

Posted on 03 Oct 2017