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Briefing Note on Removal of Automatic Entitlement to Help with Housing Costs under Universal Credit for 18-21 year olds

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  May 2017

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Evictions by social landlords in Scotland 2012-2016

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  April 2017

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Local Government Manifesto for Homes 2017

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  April 2017

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Consultation on the Future of the Scottish Planning System - Shelter Scotland's Response

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  April 2017

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Consultation on the First-tier Tribunal Housing and Property Chamber - Shelter Scotland's Response

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  March 2017

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Shelter Scotland written evidence on the general principles of the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (March 2017)

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  March 2017

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The Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement Consultation Response

Shelter Scotland welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement and the Government’s general focus on land reform. As the statement clearly emphasises, the a desire to reduce inequality and poverty and to increase the wellbeing of everyone in Scotland should be central to the Scottish Government’s commitment to land reform. Not only does Scotland’s housing have an immense impact on our economy, as the financial crisis clearly demonstrated, it also impacts the Scottish population’s health and wellbeing.

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  March 2017

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Shelter Scotland written evidence on homelessness for the Local Government and Communities committee

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  March 2017

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The use of temporary accommodation in Scotland - 2016

This data report is intended to improve our understanding of the use of temporary accommodation in Scotland. In response to the limitations of existing datasets on TA, in August 2014 Shelter Scotland made a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to all 32 local authorities to address the gaps in identifying length of stay in TA, and the different experiences of households with and without children. We published our first findings in January 2015. In an attempt to capture some trend data as well as capitalize on recently improved data collection amongst local authorities, we repeated this exercise in August 2015 and September 2016. Given that this is the third year that Shelter Scotland has completed the exercise, this means that we can begin to analyse trends and patterns in the data.

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  February 2017

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Health-related fuel poverty schemes in Scotland

Applicable to: Scotland  Published:  February 2017

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