News – October 2012

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Shelter welcomes mortgage market review 

25 Oct 2012

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

A mouldy ceiling

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.

A couple in their garden

Housing costs force 1 in 10 back to Mum and Dad 

13 Oct 2012

'Boomerang generation' can’t afford to rent or buy a home.

Couple and child outside their house

ITV exposes Britain’s property trap 

11 Oct 2012

Millions of people in Britain unable to buy or sell their homes.

Man and child at a window

Shelter and British Gas launch new partnership 

10 Oct 2012

Five year plan to improve standards in private rented homes.

George Osborne

Shelter responds to Conservative welfare reform plans 

08 Oct 2012

Steps could include cutting housing benefit for under 25s.

Woman on the phone

Complaints about landlords up almost 30% 

04 Oct 2012

Complaints about landlords to local councils have increased by 27% in the last three years, a Shelter investigation has revealed.


Radioman premiere in aid of Shelter 

03 Oct 2012

New film Radioman, about a homeless man turned film star, is holding its UK premiere in support of Shelter.

Music For A Good Home 2

Audioscope release new album for Shelter 

02 Oct 2012

Music For A Good Home 2 features tracks from 40 artists.

Ed Balls

Labour call for stamp duty break and new affordable homes 

01 Oct 2012

Proposals to be made by Ed Balls at the Labour Party Conference.

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