Press releases and statements

Three out of five people in Scotland doubt the Scottish Government will deliver on its social housing plan

A new survey, carried out by Shelter Scotland, has revealed that three out of five (60%) adults in Scotland think it’s unlikely the Scottish Government will deliver on its target of 110,000 affordable homes by 2032.

Posted on 20 Jun 2022

Three out of five people in Scotland doubt the Scottish Government will deliver on its social housing plan

Housing issues among top priorities for Scots according to Shelter Scotland survey

Housing issues among top priorities for Scots according to a Shelter Scotland survey

Posted on 29 Apr 2022

Housing issues among top priorities for Scots according to Shelter Scotland survey

Nearly half of Scots have struggled with housing costs survey finds

48% of people surveyed said that they had, at some point, struggled to meet their housing payments while 57% of people with children in their household said they had experienced difficulties

Posted on 07 Apr 2022

Nearly half of Scots have struggled with housing costs survey finds

Councils are failing to deliver social homes for 7,500 homeless children says Shelter Scotland

Councils are failing to deliver social homes for 7,500 homeless children says Shelter Scotland

Posted on 14 Mar 2022

Councils are failing to deliver social homes for 7,500 homeless children says Shelter Scotland

Shelter Scotland responds to latest homelessness figures

The latest homelessness statistics published by the Scottish Government are a sharp reminder of the scale of the housing emergency according to Shelter Scotland.

Posted on 01 Feb 2022

Shelter Scotland responds to latest homelessness figures

Shelter Scotland welcomes publication of HACT literature review

The first phase of research commissioned by Shelter Scotland examining how the social impact of affordable housing is measured has been published today.

Posted on 18 Jan 2022

Shelter Scotland welcomes publication of HACT literature review

Shelter Scotland’s famous Stockbridge January launch raises thousands

Shelter Scotland’s Stockbridge shop has smashed fundraising records at its popular annual January launch.

Posted on 12 Jan 2022

Shelter Scotland’s famous Stockbridge January launch raises thousands

Shelter Scotland responds to latest Scottish Welfare Fund statistics

These figures show a significant spike in applications to the Scottish Welfare Fund and remind us that tens of thousands of households are still struggling financially in the wake of the pandemic.

Posted on 11 Jan 2022

Shelter Scotland responds to latest Scottish Welfare Fund statistics

Scandal of Scotland’s invisible homeless children

A new survey has revealed that the majority of people in Scotland do not know how many children become homeless every day.

Posted on 15 Dec 2021

Scandal of Scotland’s invisible homeless children

Shelter Scotland reacts to announcement of affordable housing commitment in Scottish Budget

Shelter Scotland comment on the Scottish Budget announcement, in which Cabinet Secretary for Finance Kate Forbes announced in her statement a commitment from the Scottish Government to progressing the Affordable Housing Supply Programme,

Posted on 09 Dec 2021

Shelter Scotland reacts to announcement of affordable housing commitment in Scottish Budget