Shelter at 50 - help us finish what we started

You will have to excuse me if I am a little emotional this week. But, I have two good reasons for feeling this way.

The first is that this is a very special week for us at Shelter. Fifty years ago we were founded in St Martin’s Church where last night we held a very special carol concert for our supporters.  This event marks the end of a year in which we have reflected on our history, set out our … Read more

Launching the Living Home Standard

Today marks the launch of the Living Home Standard, a landmark report which outlines for the first time what the British public feel everyone deserves from a home.

This year marks Shelter’s 50th birthday and while we have had the chance to celebrate some of the successes we have had over the years, those celebrations have been bittersweet. Because in many ways, we wish we weren’t here at all; that we had succeeded in our founding ambition – to … Read more