Press releases and statements

Scottish Government gaslighting public on progress to end homelessness

Scottish Government claims that they are making progress towards ending homelessness and building social housing look like an attempt to gaslight the Scottish public, a leading housing charity said today in Parliament.

Posted on 27 Feb 2024

Scottish Government gaslighting public on progress to end homelessness

Warnings ignored for too long Shelter Scotland tells MSPs

The Scottish Government has been ignoring warnings on the severity of the housing emergency for more than a year MSPs were told today.

Posted on 01 Feb 2024

Warnings ignored for too long Shelter Scotland tells MSPs

Shelter Scotland’s Stockbridge shop January spectacular returns for 2024

Shelter Scotland’s much loved January Stockbridge new year launch event returns for its 21st year on Wednesday 3rd January 2024.

Posted on 03 Jan 2024

Shelter Scotland’s Stockbridge shop January spectacular returns for 2024

Scottish Government’s chooses to let homelessness increase in today’s ‘values led budget’ says Shelter Scotland

Scottish Government’s chooses to let homelessness increase in today’s ‘values led budget’ says Shelter Scotland The Scottish Government are choosing to let homelessness get worse a leading charity has claimed in response to today’s budget.

Posted on 19 Dec 2023

Scottish Government’s chooses to let homelessness increase in today’s ‘values led budget’ says Shelter Scotland

Ministers have no plan to arrest social housing decline say Shelter Scotland

A leading housing and homelessness charity has claimed the Scottish Government has no plan to arrest the continued decline in social housing delivery.

Posted on 12 Dec 2023

Ministers have no plan to arrest social housing decline say Shelter Scotland

Shelter Scotland welcomes Glasgow’s housing emergency declaration

Shelter Scotland has today welcomed Glasgow City Council’s declaration of a housing emergency.

Posted on 30 Nov 2023

Shelter Scotland welcomes Glasgow’s housing emergency declaration

Shelter Scotland urge MSPs to back Scottish Parliament housing emergency declaration

Shelter Scotland is urgently calling on MSPs to back a motion in parliament being debated tomorrow (Wednesday 22 November) that Scotland is facing a housing emergency.

Posted on 21 Nov 2023

Shelter Scotland urge MSPs to back Scottish Parliament housing emergency declaration

Shelter Scotland welcomes Edinburgh’s housing emergency declaration

Shelter Scotland has welcomed the City of Edinburgh Council’s declaration of a housing emergency. The capital becomes the first city in Scotland to declare a housing emergency.

Posted on 02 Nov 2023

Shelter Scotland welcomes Edinburgh’s housing emergency declaration

Ministers' heads still in the sand on homelessness says Shelter Scotland.

Ministers still have their heads in the sand, claims leading housing and homelessness charity, following the publication of the latest Ending Homelessness Together annual report.

Posted on 26 Oct 2023

Ministers' heads still in the sand on homelessness says Shelter Scotland.

First Minister must go much further on housing says charity

Shelter Scotland has said the First Minister’s keynote address this afternoon failed to adequately address Scotland’s housing emergency.

Posted on 17 Oct 2023

First Minister must go much further on housing says charity