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  • House prices could quadruple if we don’t act, warn KPMG and Shelter

    29 December

    We also know, as an employer of 12,000 people, that an unstable housing market affects our ability to attract and retain talent. ‘However, our report shows that a government which is prepared to roll up its sleeves and commit to a programme to

  • Over 80% of homes on the market unaffordable for first time buyers

    29 December

    In Exeter only 1% of homes on the market were affordable for the typical family (8 out of 553 for sale) whilst in South Lakeland in the North West only 4% were affordable (43 out of 1,069 for sale). As higher monthly mortgage costs push even more

  • Shelter chair of trustees knighted

    29 December

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  • Renters turn to Shelter as revenge evictions soar

    29 December

    It’s time now for the government to take action.’ You can join Shelter’s campaign against revenge evictions at What does the housing crisis look like where you live? Follow us online © Shelter 2016 Charity number 263710 (England & Wales);

  • Almost two million young working adults still living with Mum and Dad

    29 December

    ‘The ‘clipped wing generation’ are finding themselves with no choice but to remain living with mum and dad well into adulthood.  And those who aren’t lucky enough to have this option instead face a lifetime of unstable, expensive private

  • Housing costs forcing working parents to cut back on food

    29 December

    We are already at breaking point, so I honestly don’t know what we’d do if our financial situation got worse; it really frightens me.’ Campbell Robb, chief executive of Shelter, said: ‘No parent should be forced to choose between putting food

  • Almost 600 homes in England at risk every day

    31 October

    ‘Tragically, we are seeing more and more people coming to us for help – people who were struggling to make ends meet, and then just one change of circumstances sent them spiralling towards homelessness. We urgently need people’s support so we

  • Over 1 in 3 homeless families in London stuck in temporary housing for more than 2 years

    29 December

    We’re still in limbo though, because like with all temporary accommodation, we can’t stay here forever.’ Campbell Robb, Shelter’s chief executive, said: ‘It’s appalling that in one of the wealthiest cities in the world there are forgotten

  • A tenth of landlords unable to confirm their tenants are gas safe

    29 December

    Landlords are reminded to be aware of their obligation to ensure that a gas safety check and record or certificate (CP12) is delivered for each property every year. They are also encouraged to install a CO monitor in all properties to monitor carbon

  • First time buyers helped by the Bank of Mum and Dad receiving £23k each

    29 December

    ‘We’ve had to dig deep into our savings, but at least we had savings to dip into – many don’t have this option.’ Chief executive of Shelter Campbell Robb said; ‘When parents are having to hand over such vast sums of money to help their