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Rules to be introduced next month risk turning England into a ‘knife-edge nation’, where losing your job brings the immediate risk of losing your home, Shelter warns.
The number of homeless families living in emergency bed and breakfast accommodation is at its highest in nearly ten years, says Shelter.
The housing and homelessness charity Shelter says that England needs a massive expansion of shared ownership homes for a generation of "forgotten families".
The High Court dismissal of a legal challenge to the ‘bedroom tax’ will increase the risk of homelessness for disabled families and vulnerable children, says Shelter.
Parents are paying out £2 billion every year to help their children get on the housing ladder, as more and more young people are priced out of a home of their own.
The number of families renting their home has doubled over the past ten years, as more and more people are priced out of home ownership.
Housing benefit could face further cuts from 2015, George Osborne announced in the Comprehensive Spending Review yesterday (26 June 2013).
An independent report commissioned for Shelter finds that young people are locked out of the property market for years and have little hope of owning their own homes.
Shelter has renewed its call for more homes, as Government figures show the number of new homes built has fallen by eight per cent in three months.
New research from Shelter shows 10 per cent of renters say their health has been affected by landlords' failure to carry out repairs or deal with poor conditions.