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A new campaign has been launched after an investigation uncovered routine discrimination by letting agents against tenants on housing benefit. Undercover checks carried out by Shelter working with the National Housing Federation revealed that one in ten letting branches around the UK had a blanket b

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More than half of all families in England housed in temporary accommodation after being accepted as homeless by their local council are in work, according to new figures from Shelter. Freedom of information requests submitted by the housing and homelessness charity revealed that 55% of those living

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The UK government has won a challenge against a ruling that its benefit cap unlawfully discriminates against lone parents with children under two. Court of Appeal judges yesterday ruled in favour of the Work and Pensions Secretary by a two-to-one majority.

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Lady Veronica Lucan, the wife of Lord Lucan who vanished more than 40 years ago, has left her fortune to homeless charity Shelter after reportedly cutting her children out of her will. The Dowager Countess of Lucan took her own life in September after being misdiagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. A

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Shelter and Shelter Scotland have launched an urgent appeal after new analysis revealed the number of people recorded as homeless in Britain has reached a staggering 307,000 – more than half the population of Glasgow and the equivalent to one in every 200. In the most extensive review of its kind,

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A key parliamentary committee has re-launched an inquiry into Universal Credit after receiving disturbing evidence of the problems encountered by tenants from councils. Heather Spurr believes the UK government should use the opportunity to listen to the concerns of tenants and landlords who are deal

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Graeme Brown Graeme Brown, director of Shelter Scotland, has been appointed Shelter’s interim chief executive by the Board of trustees following the announcement that Campbell Robb is to step down as chief executive at the end of the year.

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More than one million 18-44 year-olds in Scotland say housing problems are forcing them to stall life milestones such as a career, children and retirement, according to new research issued today. The research was part of a UK-wide study by Shelter, Shelter Scotland and YouGov which revealed how Brit

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