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Gove's first 100 days in office: what he needs to prioritise to end the housing emergency
Gove's first 100 days in office: what he needs to prioritise to end the housing emergency
The rumours around Westminster in recent weeks have been that Michael Gove wanted a big challenge. Well, yesterday the Prime Minister certainly gave him one. Housing…
Landlord register is a start in protecting private renters
Landlord register is a start in protecting private renters
This article first appeared via Red Box on The Times’ website. Imagine a mother coming home from dropping her child at nursery to find the…

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A roadmap out of rough sleeping

Lessons to learn from ‘Everyone In’  Today, our research reveals what’s happened to the 37,000 people the government says were helped by its ‘Everyone In’ scheme in England. Following on from the Kerslake Commission report, we hope our evidence will contribute to

MPs sound alarm over legal aid in new report

Cuts to legal aid are leaving renters unable to enforce their rights. Ensuring people can access early legal advice benefits landlords and tenants alike

There’s a strong case for fundamental changes to the civil legal aid system, the Justice Committee has found in its recent report, The Future of Legal Aid.

At Shelter, we’ve seen the devastating impact that the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) has had on people living in terrible housing situations or … Read more