News – September 2012

A couple and their son at home

Shelter calls for new kind of renting contract 

21 Sep 2012

Stable Rental Contract would provide greater security for private tenants.

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Shelter supports Remember a Charity week 

17 Sep 2012

Campaign highlights the value of leaving a gift in your Will.

Two Stadium Rush runners

Olympic champion supports Shelter’s Stadium Rush 

07 Sep 2012

Gold medal winner Greg Rutherford backs the stair-running challenge.

Sleeping man on sofa

Homelessness remains high 

06 Sep 2012

Figures out today show a 9% year on year increase in homeless acceptances between April to June 2012 since the same quarter last year.

Photo of houses

Government reveals house building plans 

06 Sep 2012

Shelter responds to proposed investment in new homes and construction.

Mark Prisk

New Housing Minister faces huge task, Shelter warns 

05 Sep 2012

Shelter is urging the new Housing Minister, Mark Prisk, to give our housing crisis the attention it deserves.

Woman wearing a blue coat

1 in 4 'ripped off’ by letting agents 

04 Sep 2012

Almost one in four people have been charged unfair fees by a letting agent, Shelter has revealed.

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