Shelter

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Homes

Private rental sector will 'never cope' with demand, says Shelter's head of policy

Private rental sector will 'never cope' with demand

Shelter's head of policy has claimed that the private rental sector was "never designed" to cope with the demand for homes that now exists.

Building House

Three million new homes needed to 'solve housing crisis', say Shelter

Three million new homes needed to 'solve housing crisis'

The housing and homelessness charity is urging the government to spend billions on a 20-year housebuilding programme.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

More than 130,000 children will be without a home at Christmas, says homeless charity Shelter

More than 130,000 children will be without a home at Christmas, says homeless charity Shelter

More than 130,000 children will be without a home at Christmas, says Shelter

More than 130,000 children will not have a “permanent home” on Christmas Day, the homeless charity Shelter has found.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Landlords boycott stores over their support for homeless charity Shelter

Landlords boycott stores over their support for homeless charity Shelter

Landlords boycott stores over their support for homeless charity Shelter

Landlords are boycotting B&Q and M&S over their support for homeless charity Shelter, which they say is taking part in a “campaign of negativity”.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

'The root is a lack of social housing', says Shelter chief exec on rising homelessness

'Lack of social housing' to blame for rising homelessness, says Shelter chief

Polly Neate of Shelter told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the 4% rise in homelessness in the UK was down to several factors, but a decrease in social housing was the 'root'

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Rents rise 60% faster than wages since 2011, Shelter data finds

Rents rise 60% faster than wages since 2011, Shelter data finds

The figures released by charity Shelter also showed that private rents have risen by 16% since 2011, whereas average wages have only risen by 10%.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

'If you're aware of it, do something now' - Money-saving expert advises families how they can save after survey results

"If you're aware of it, do something now" - Money-saving expert offers budgeting advice after survey shock

Money-saving expert advises families how they can save after survey shock

Sally Francis, from Money Saving Expert, says "If you're aware of it, do something now", as she offers budgeting advice in the wake of research saying one family in three would struggle with bills "within a month" following job loss…

A recent survey revealing that one out of three families would not be able to make rent or mortgage payments after one month if they were to lose their primary sources of income "shows how tricky some people's lives are", leading financial specialist Hilary Osborne has told talkRADIO

It "shows how tricky people's lives are" that families are just one paycheck away from losing their homes, says financial expert Hilary Osborne

It "shows how tricky life is" that families are one paycheck from losing homes

Guardian Money editor Hilary Osborne tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the results of a recent survey into the cost of living are worrying, but should not come as a surprise in the current climate…