Where we know what could have saved lives, it is vital that the government moves quickly to require change. It is simply unacceptable to expect residents, often those unable to move anywhere else, to put their children to bed each night without knowing if it is safe to do so.
Head of Policy and Research, Shelter
No matter who walks through the doors of number 10 we stand ready and willing to work with them to turn around the housing crisis, and give everyone the chance of a safe, stable and affordable home for the future.
19/05/2017 16:25 BST
New analysis by Shelter has found that 1.3million privately renting households are struggling to afford a basic standard of living after paying the rent each month. And additional figures released today by Shelter show one in three low earning renters have had to borrow money in order to pay their rent.
12/05/2017 08:38 BST
The number of renting households forcibly removed from their home by bailiffs has increased again over the last year, as part of a 47% increase in families struggling to keep a roof over their head since housing benefit cuts began.
13/08/2015 14:49 BST
A blanket ban on support for young adults would leave thousands at risk of homelessness - while any truly compassionate list of exemptions would be so broad as to make the policy redundant. Ministers should ditch this unworkable proposal now.
23/11/2012 15:26 GMT
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