News – May 2013

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Almost a third of renters unaware of their deposit rights 

29 May 2013

Almost one in three renters are unaware of their rights under tenancy deposit protection schemes, new research from Shelter has found.

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Shelter calls for more homes 

16 May 2013

Shelter has renewed its call for more homes, as Government figures show the number of new homes built has fallen by 8% in three months.

Renters' health at risk 

14 May 2013

One in nine renters says their health has been affected by their landlord’s failure to carry out repairs or deal with poor conditions in their home, new Shelter research has revealed.

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1 in 10 renters at risk from gas safety hazards 

09 May 2013

1 in 10 people who rent their homes privately could be at risk from gas safety hazards.

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Volatile rental market is damaging childhoods  

01 May 2013

Shelter’s new report has uncovered the damaging impact of a childhood spent in England’s volatile private rental market.

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