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

Response: Rents for Social Housing from 2020-21

Applicable to: England
Published:  December 2018

Shelter response to MHCLG consultation on rents for social housing from 2020 - 21. Read summary and download 

Joint Sector Briefing: Managed Migration Regulations 2018

Applicable to: England
Published:  December 2018

A joint briefing from Shelter, Centrepoint, Crisis, Depaul, Homeless Link and St Mungo's regarding the managed migration of people moving onto Universal Credit. Read summary and download 

Briefing: Extending Permitted Development Rights

Applicable to: England
Published:  December 2018

A briefing around the government's consultation on extending permitted development rights to include demolitions. Read summary and download 

Briefing: Westminster Hall debate on Section 21

Applicable to: England
Published:  December 2018

A briefing prepared ahead of a Westminster Hall debate on the use of Section 21 notices in the private rented sector. Read summary and download 

The housing crisis generation: How many children are homeless in Britain

Applicable to: 
Published:  December 2018

This report looks at the number of children growing up homeless in Britain and the impact of growing up without a secure and stable home. Read summary and download 

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