Press releases and statements

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Over 80,000 new homes will be lost in one year to Covid chaos

Shocking new analysis predicts the pandemic will see 84,000 fewer homes delivered this year – with overall output dropping from 255,00...

Posted on 30 Jun 2020

People in need of benefits more than doubles to 2.8 million since March

Shelter warns many of them will be private renters living in the least secure homes...

Posted on 16 Jun 2020

Shelter responds to the extension of the eviction ban

Shelter's responds to Robert Jenrick's announcement that evictions will continue to be suspended until August....

Posted on 05 Jun 2020

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