News – July 2011

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Nationwide: vote Shelter! 

12 Jul 2011

Are you a member of Nationwide Building Society, or know someone who is? Then Shelter wants your vote!

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Baby boomers put retirement at risk  

28 Jul 2011

Britain’s housing crisis is forcing the baby boomer generation to risk their financial security in old age to support their family’s housing costs, Shelter has revealed.

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1 in 4 London children overcrowded 

14 Jul 2011

One in four London children are living in overcrowded homes, new figures reveal, as Shelter calls on the Mayor to do more to tackle the problem.

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Welfare changes could cause homelessness 

04 Jul 2011

Government ministers may have seen analysis that proposed changes to welfare benefits could make 40,000 families homeless, it has been revealed by the Observer.

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Landlords from Hell exposed 

04 Jul 2011

Private tenants feel powerless when facing problems with their landlord, Shelter research reveals, as Jon Snow investigates Landlords from Hell in Channel 4’s Dispatches.

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