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: Social Housing in England

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Published:  December 2018

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Report Increasing Investment in Social Housing

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Published:  December 2018

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Research: On the streets - An investigation into rough sleeping

Applicable to: England
Published:  December 2018

In 2018 no one should be living on the street. But official statistics show that there are almost 5,000 people living on the street on a given night in England. This investigation explores how people end up on the street, their experiences of street homelessness and the impact this has had on their lives. Read summary and download 

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 

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