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Almost half a million private rented homes infested with vermin 

14 Oct 2015

We released research today that confirms almost half a million private rented homes (equivalent to one in nine) suffered from animal infestations from the likes of mice and cockroaches in the last year.

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Shelter statement in response to the Review of fundraising self-regulation 

23 Sep 2015

Shelter supports the recommendations of the Review of fundraising self-regulation, seeing them as 'proportionate and sensible'.

A tribute to Ruth Rendell 

06 May 2015

Shelter has paid tribute to crime writer and Shelter ambassador Ruth Rendell, who died at the weekend. Ruth will be greatly missed by all of us at Shelter. Our thoughts are with her friends and family at this time

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Half of parents think without inheritance their children will never own a home 

20 Apr 2015

New research from Shelter has shown that 49% of parents in Britain whose children haven't bought a home, think the only way they will be able to do so is with inheritance from them.


Parents delaying having children because of sky-high housing costs 

13 Mar 2015

The sky-high cost of housing is preventing nearly a quarter of 24-39 year olds from starting a family, new research shows today.

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Update: Shelter statement on suspension of proposed January industrial action 

09 Jan 2015

Shelter have released a further statement on the suspension of proposed industrial action over the introduction of new pay scales for staff.

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