News – May 2011

A young couple

Young people 'priced out' 

31 May 2011

Shelter research has revealed an entire generation priced out of a home of their own, forced to rely on others and accept limited chances in life due to the sky high cost of housing.

First time buyers

First time buyers back tougher rules 

25 May 2011

Three quarters (75 per cent) of first time buyers believe banks must lend responsibly despite the fact it will stop some people getting a mortgage, a new survey by Shelter reveals today.

Campbell Robb

Rise in repossessions 

12 May 2011

Homeowners are suffering the combined pressures of high living costs, frozen wages and VAT rises, Shelter said in response to today’s figures showing repossessions have risen by 15 per cent.

Court of appeal

Court judgement welcomed  

10 May 2011

A Court of Appeal judgement calling on councils to take urgent steps to meet their legal obligations to homeless 16 and 17 year olds has been welcomed by Shelter.

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