News – June 2009

Gordon Brown

Brown commits to affordable homes 

30 June 2009

The Prime Minister Gordon Brown's promise of additional money for new homes over the next two years, made in his 'Building Britain's Future' manifesto, has been welcomed by Shelter chief executive Sam Younger

To let signs

'More repossessions ahead' 

22 June 2009

Shelter today warned the Government and mortgage lenders against complacency - and called on them to start preparing for a second wave of arrears and repossessions that could hit the UK within the next two years.

Newcastle

Investment in North 'must continue' 

15 June 2009

Shelter is calling on the Government to commit to continue funding the regeneration of disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the North and Midlands.

Family in housing need

Thanks to Nationwide 

15 June 2009

More people in housing need in Bristol, Bournemouth and Milton Keynes will be helped to find a secure, affordable place to live thanks to a new partnership between the Nationwide Building Society and Shelter.

Jamie Winstone

Festival chic from Shelter 

10 June 2009

Jamie Winstone, Lauren Laverne, The Ting Tings and many more have pledged to show their support for Shelter by wearing one of our limited edition t-shirts at Glastonbury this year.

A terraced house

‘Sale and rent back’ to be regulated 

04 June 2009

After campaigning by Shelter to highlight the problems of the industry, the ‘sale and rent back’ sector is to be regulated by the FSA, the Government has announced

Local election candidate

Local elections in your area? 

01 June 2009

Do you live in a part of the country where local elections are taking place? Shelter is challenging local election candidates to make affordable housing a key part of their manifesto - and you can help us.

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