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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Our evidence centres on the potential for increased homelessness as a result of specific provisions contained in the Bill. This is at a time when Scotland's efforts to tackle homelessness have gained international plaudits. Read summary and download
Our response to Scotland's Children's Commissioner Policy Priority Consultation 2005, recommending a focus on family support over the next two years. Read summary and download
This briefing contains some initial observations from Shelter on the homelessness statement issued by the Scottish Executive in December 2005. Read summary and download
This guide provides an overview of best practice for making and taking Section 5 homelessness referrals. Read summary and download