Shelter Media Centre

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Latest press releases


1.2 million renters at risk from electrical hazards every year

Published: 24 Jun 2014 | Category: Campaigns

Electrical Safety First and Shelter are calling on the government to change the law after a joint report revealed that dangerous electrics are putting the lives of England’s 9 million private renters at risk.

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Comedy stars come together to Stand Up for Shelter

Published: 14 Mar 2014 | Category: Campaigns

Stars from the world of stand-up comedy including Stewart Lee, Richard Herring, Kevin Eldon and Sean Hughes, are coming together for Stand up for Shelter – a unique comedy night in aid of Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity.

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True scale of ‘revenge evictions’ exposed by Shelter investigation

Published: 12 Mar 2014 | Category: Campaigns

More than 200,000 people have faced eviction in the last year because they asked their private landlord to fix a problem in their home, according to Shelter research.

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Average earners would need a £29k pay rise to keep up with soaring house prices

Published: 11 Feb 2014 | Category: Campaigns

Average earners in England would need to more than double their annual salary just to keep up with out of control house prices, new research by Shelter shows.

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