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80% of affordable homes lost due to legal loophole exploited by developers

Developers are using a legal loophole to get out of building thousands of affordable homes across the country every year, according to new r...

Posted on 01 Nov 2017

Shelter response to the PM announcement on LHA

We warmly welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement that Local Housing Allowance rates will not apply to social rented homes, but she ...

Posted on 25 Oct 2017

Shelter calls for half a million new Fair Rent Homes, as 44% of low earners cut back on basics like food and clothing to cover rent

Shelter is calling on the government to dramatically increase its building of genuinely affordable housing with a new generation of Fair Ren...

Posted on 20 Oct 2017

Shelter's response to Universal Credit debate

Polly Neate, CEO of Shelter, said: “Shelter’s advisers are hearing from more and more people whose lives are being turned upside...

Posted on 18 Oct 2017