Policy work forms a major part of Shelter's efforts to address and find solutions for homelessness and housing issues.
In this section you can browse through the briefings and policy documents that Shelter Scotland sends out to the Scottish Government, local authorities and other policy-forming groups and committees.
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A report produced by Shelter Scotland’s Children’s Service to provide a real picture of how many children are affected by poor housing conditions in Scotland. Read summary and download
The Housing Bill going before the Scottish Parliament in 2010 is an opportunity to clarify and strengthen the way that support is provided to households who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. This briefing contains Shelter Scotland's recommendations on how this could be done. Read summary and download
A briefing for those to be involved in the Stage 3 debate on the Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill on 11th February 2010. Read summary and download
Written evidence for stage 1 of the debate on the Housing (Scotland) Bill 2010. Read summary and download