Every 18 minutes a household becomes homeless in Scotland

For the last 50 years, we've been fighting and we'll continue until there's a home for everyone.

Every 18 minutes a household becomes homeless in Scotland

For the last 50 years, we've been fighting and we'll continue until there's a home for everyone.

Peter and Margaret. Service user's story.

Read the human stories behind the housing crisis

Peter & Margaret lost their home because of ill health

137,100

households are on council waiting lists for a home – that's the same as the entire populations of Inverness and Paisley combined!

14,075

children were made homeless last year - that's equivalent to 6 children in every school in Scotland.

67,000

households are overcrowded – that's more people than the biggest football stadium in Scotland can hold.

1 million

people are living in poverty after housing costs – that's one in five people in Scotland.

The Living Home Standard

New research reveals that 1 in 3 homes in Scotland do not meet the ground breaking Living Home Standard, which was created by the public for the public.

There is still a stark housing divide in Scotland which must be tackled urgently.

Young people, families with children, renters and people on low incomes are most likely to live in homes that don't meet this standard.

Photography Exhibition

Shelter Scotland and The Glasgow School of Art have created a unique partnership for our 50th year. We would like to thank the young designers, Sophie Rowan and Emily Wang who have created our 50th anniversary logo, which will be used to brand a 12-month series of events and activities.

An exhibition has been created by photography students from the department of Communication Design at the Glasgow School of Art. The exhibition tells the story of the work Shelter Scotland does, the people we support and the impact of the current housing crisis.

We're here for everyone, but only with your support

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