News – Previous years

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Eviction risk hotspots revealed 

14 Dec 2012

1 in every 115 households at risk of homelessness.

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Census shows homeownership drop 

11 Dec 2012

Census data from the Office of National Statistics shows that homeownership has fallen for the first time since records began 60 years ago.

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Homeless families in B&Bs on the rise 

06 Dec 2012

New Government figures show the number of homeless families with children living in bed and breakfasts has risen by 51% in the past year.

George Osborne

Shelter responds to Autumn Statement 

05 Dec 2012

Mixed news for families struggling to meet their housing costs.

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Shelter sees 80% increase in demand for homelessness advice 

30 Nov 2012

New figures show Shelter's helpline advising more people at risk of losing their home.

Shelter challenges under-25s benefit cut 

22 Nov 2012

Joint letter urges Prime Minister to reconsider housing benefit changes.

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Government failing to make progress on housing 

15 Nov 2012

Halfway through the parliamentary term, the coalition Government is failing to fix Britain’s broken housing market, Shelter said today.

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75,000 children will be homeless this Christmas 

09 Nov 2012

More than 75,000 children in Britain will wake up on Christmas Day without a home, Shelter has warned today.

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Shelter welcomes mortgage market review 

25 Oct 2012

Shelter has welcomed new regulations designed to promote more responsible lending.

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29% of Bristol’s rented homes fail the decent home standard 

25 Oct 2012

Shelter is calling on Bristol’s Mayoral candidates to make a public commitment to crack down on landlords who rent out properties in states of disrepair.

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