News – January 2010

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Clampdown on sale and rent back welcomed 

29 January 2010

Shelter has welcomed new measures published by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) to protect vulnerable consumers in the sale and rent back market.

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New initiative from Nationwide 

21 January 2010

Nationwide Building Society is supporting Shelter with a new scheme that plans to raise a fantastic £20,000 for our work with homeless and badly housed people.

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People delay having children 

13 January 2010

Shocking new research released today by Shelter shows that people are being forced to delay having children because of the lack of affordable housing.

Family in housing need

1m paying for homes by card 

05 January 2010

More than 1 million householders have used credit cards to pay their mortgage or rent in the last 12 months, a new survey by Shelter reveals today. 

Duncan Bannatyne

Join Duncan Bannatyne at Vertical Rush 

07 January 2010

Duncan Bannatyne, the entrepreneur and star of hit TV show Dragon’s Den, is calling on Londoners to get fit for the New Year and join him in conquering Vertical Rush, the original and biggest tower running event in the UK.

Warring couple

Exes forced to stay together by housing costs 

06 January 2010

In the week where most couples separate and divorce proceedings are started, Shelter is today launching new research showing how the lack of affordable homes in Britain is forcing couples who have split to remain living together.

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1 in 4 cut spending on heating 

06 January 2010

As the cold snap continues across Britain, Shelter is today releasing new research showing that one in four people are having to reduce the amount they spend on heating because of high housing costs.

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04 January 2010

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