2009 press releases
Browse through Shelter Scotland's press releases from this page. Contact the media team for further background information and briefings or to arrange an interview.
29 December 2009
Shelter Scotland is urging bargain hunters to add some sparkle to their New Year by bidding for a diamond engagement ring worth £2,000.
18 December 2009
Please note that the Shelter Scotland media office will be operating an on call service from December 23 until January 4 (dates inclusive), from 9am until 7pm. Normal service will be resumed on January 5.
16 December 2009
Shelter Scotland can help you brighten up the dark days of winter and send festive cheer to all this Christmas with its fantastic new House Bling website - even Stephen Fry has been tweeting about it!
15 December 2009
Legal protection to ensure that families across Scotland are only evicted by social landlords as an absolute last resort must be put in place by the Scottish Government as a matter of urgency.
10 December 2009
A £15,000 donation from innovative charity ShareGift is set to help housing charity Shelter Scotland answer more calls to its helpline at a time when its services are in greater demand than ever as the recession bites.
9 December 2009
Shelter Scotland responds to the Pre-Budget announcement.
8 December 2009
Shelter Scotland is today launching SantaCam, a fantastic new website which lets parents send their children a personalised Christmas video message from Santa.
6 November 2009
Five children a day in Scotland face the threat of homelessness due to eviction, according to a shocking new report released today (Friday).
4 November 2009
Shelter Scotland has launched a specially designed classroom kit to help teach children important lessons about housing and homelessness.
4 November 2009
Shelter has today called for greater tax breaks for householders who rent a room to lodgers.
3 November 2009
Shelter Scotland has warned that home repossessions are set to soar without radical action.
21 October 2009
Shelter Scotland has challenged Cathy Jamieson to clarify her proposal for 'local homes for local people' by declaring what groups she believes have an unfair advantage when it comes to council house allocation.
19 October 2009
Shelter Scotland has welcomed the launch of the FSA's Mortgage Market Review, which could see stronger checks on a customer's financial situation, a clamp down on self certification, and regulation of second charge lending and buy to let loans.
13 October 2009
Shelter Scotland urges the Secretary of State for Scotland to press the Chancellor of the Exchequer to use his Pre-Budget Report to help Scottish Ministers speed up the building of affordable homes to rent.
6 October 2009
Scotland’s housing and homelessness leaders and senior academics gather to focus minds on meeting Scotland’s internationally acclaimed homelessness legislation.