Policy library

Policy, research and good practice work forms a major part of Shelter's efforts to address and find solutions for homelessness and housing issues. In this section you can browse through the reports, factsheets, briefings and policy consultation responses that we produce.

All policy documents

Report: Grounds for Change

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2019

Essay collection presenting visions for a world with lower land values from leading housing thinkers. Read summary and download 

Briefing: Local Housing Allowance in Nottingham

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2019

Briefing ahead of the adjournment debate on Local Housing Allowance rates in Nottingham Read summary and download 

Briefing: Social Housing in Manchester

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2019

A briefing for Manchester City Council outlining how and why they should deliver more social housing. Read summary and download 

Briefing: General Debate on Social Housing

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2019

Briefing ahead of a debate on social housing in the House of Commons. Read summary and download 

Briefing: Debate on the response to Grenfell

Applicable to: England
Published:  June 2019

A Parliamentary briefing prepared ahead of a backbench business debate on the response to the fire at Grenfell Tower. Read summary and download 

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