Press releases and statements

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With a household becoming homeless every 4 minutes, better protection against coronavirus is needed for families in emergency accommodation

Shelter responds to the government's new statutory homelessness stats, released on Thursday 19 March...

Posted on 19 Mar 2020

Shelter responds to complete ban on evictions and additional protections for renters

Shelter responds to announcement of emergency legislation to suspend new evictions from social or private rented accommodation while th...

Posted on 18 Mar 2020

Shelter warns tens of thousands of renters could face eviction amid coronavirus crisis without urgent government action

Shelter estimates over 50,000 households could face eviction through the courts over the next six months, a figure which could rise dramatic...

Posted on 18 Mar 2020

Shelter responds to £3.2 million emergency support for rough sleepers during coronavirus outbreak

Shelter responds to announcement of £3.2 million emergency support for rough sleepers during coronavirus outbreak....

Posted on 17 Mar 2020