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

Briefing: Connecting communities by supporting charities and volunteers

Applicable to: England
Published:  February 2019

A briefing around Shelter's services and volunteers, ahead of a general debate in the House of Commons. Read summary and download 

Briefing: Westminster Hall debate on Rough Sleeping

Applicable to: England
Published:  February 2019

A briefing ahead of the Westminster Hall debate on Rough Sleeping. Read summary and download 

Consultation Response: MHCLG Social Housing Green Paper

Applicable to: England
Published:  February 2019

Shelter welcome the opportunity to respond to this vitally important green paper. Our housing crisis is one of the biggest challenges facing this country. Read summary and download 

Briefing: Social Housing Provision

Applicable to: England
Published:  January 2019

Briefing ahead of the Lords Debate on "Long-term commitment to increased provision of social housing to help to reduce housing costs, homelessness and housing benefit expenditure". Read summary and download 

Consultation Response: Planning Reform

Applicable to: England
Published:  January 2019

Shelter's response the to government's consultation on planning reform Read summary and download 

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