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New homelessness statistics – Grenfell tragedy sheds light on our housing crisis

New government figures on homelessness released today show: In the last year alone, 59,090 households were accepted as homeless by thei...

Posted on 22 Jun 2017

Blog: How Shelter is working at Grenfell to offer housing advice and assistance

By Kristi Rocha, Shelter housing advisor Since the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower, Shelter’s staff have been working to help ...

Posted on 22 Jun 2017

Statement regarding Grenfell Tower fire:

Graeme Brown, Shelter’s interim chief executive said: “The Grenfell Tower fire was a truly tragic event, made all the more so be...

Posted on 16 Jun 2017

One in three ‘rent burdened Brits’ borrow to cover rent

One in three low-earning renters in Britain have had to borrow money to cover their rent according to new research released today, as housin...

Posted on 11 May 2017