News – August 2009

DTZ logo

Big thank you to DTZ 

18 August 2009

Since Shelter became DTZ’s corporate charity partner in September 2008, the company's employees have raised an amazing £50,000 towards our work with people in housing need.

Mr & Mrs Smith album

In bed with Mr & Mrs Smith 

24 August 2009

V V Brown, Jo Wood, Dylan Jones and Russ (Cuban Brothers) are among those revealing their most seductive tunes on a new album from boutique travel experts, Mr & Mrs Smith, which will raise funds for our work with homeless and badly housed people.

Building site

Call for more housebuilding 

20 August 2009

Shelter has renewed its call for more new homes, as figures released today show that the number of new house builds started in England in the last quarter was nine percent lower than the same period in 2008.

For sale signs

Second wave of repossessions ahead 

14 August 2009

Shelter today warned again of an imminent second wave of arrears and repossessions and called on lenders to do everything they can to keep customers in their homes.


Bring private renting ‘up to scratch’ 

10 August 2009

Shelter is calling on the Government to introduce stronger regulation of the private rented sector as latest figures show an extra 300,000 households are renting property.

House of Cards

Calling all budding artists! 

05 August 2009

Shelter has launched a competition offering budding artists and designers the chance to display their work alongside the biggest names in British art, including Damien Hirst, Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood.

To let signs

3 tips for sale and rent back customers 

04 August 2009

Shelter is calling on struggling homeowners considering using a private 'sale and rent back' company to make sure it is regulated first, and has released three top tips for potential customers.

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