The housing and homelessness charity is urging the government to spend billions on a 20-year housebuilding programme.
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'
Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive of Action on Smoking and Health has said it is “unreasonable” to stop people from smoking in their own homes, but more has to be done to reduce smoking in social housing and privately-rented properties.
The news that Labour MP Kate Osamor is living in social housing despite her household income of £130,000 is "upsetting, insulting and really outrageous", says Luke Doonan.
Prime Minister Theresa May has told housing associations they will be given £2bn worth of investment over the next 10 years, in a bid to ease the house-building crisis.
Kensington and Chelsea Council is reportedly "reviewing" future use of housing intended for Grenfell survivors after some properties weren't suitable
The Right to Buy scheme, which allows social housing tenants to buy their house at a discounted rate, has been shown to be selling houses at a faster rate than they're being built
The Equality and Human Rights Commission said 365,000 disabled people have reported that their homes are not suitable for their needs.
Social housing commentator Phil Morgan says the issue of fire safety at tower blocks will take a long time to resolve
The council claims the pigeons cause up to €150,000 worth of damage to social housing
Property expert Luke Doonan tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that greed is the reason that Governments haven't built good social housing