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60% of London renters forced to live with unacceptable conditions, including vermin-infested, damp or dangerous homes

60% of renters in the capital – equivalent to 1.5 million Londoners - have experienced problems in their rented homes in the past year...

Posted on 03 Feb 2016

The people behind the pictures: Search begins to find children raised in England’s 1960s slums

A search has begun to find the children and their families featured in iconic photographs of England's shocking housing conditions in the 19...

Posted on 26 Jan 2016

Almost 5 million people in England fear a break-up would leave them homeless

Nearly one in three people living with a partner – the equivalent of 4.9 million people – fear that if their relationship broke ...

Posted on 20 Jan 2016

Shelter launches new London Hub for families facing homelessness

A brand new centre has opened to help families facing bad housing and homelessness in London....

Posted on 10 Jan 2016