Press releases and statements

Latest housing stats: our call for new ambition for social housebuilding

The latest housing statistics for Scotland are out and show that coronavirus has had a major impact on the construction of affordable homes.

Posted on 29 Sep 2020

Latest housing stats: our call for new ambition for social housebuilding

53,000 affordable homes needed to kick start recovery

We are one of three of Scotland’s leading housing and homelessness organisations calling on the next Scottish Government to commit to delivering 53,000 affordable homes, over the next Scottish Parliament, to reduce housing need, tackle child poverty and kick-start the country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.

Posted on 22 Sep 2020

53,000 affordable homes needed to kick start recovery

70,000 children in Scotland are on social housing waiting lists

An estimated 70,000 children in Scotland are waiting for social homes, the equivalent of 20 children in every school, according to new analysis that we have published to mark the launch of our new campaign.

Posted on 21 Sep 2020

70,000 children in Scotland are on social housing waiting lists

Homelessness stats: Ministers must “keep their promises” to homeless people

We have called on the Scottish Government to keep its promises to homeless people, as new statistics show the scale of the housing emergency at the beginning of the coronavirus crisis.

Posted on 26 Aug 2020

Homelessness stats: Ministers must “keep their promises” to homeless people

Statistics show housing emergency deepening

Statistics show housing emergency deepening - Shelter Scotland

Posted on 21 Aug 2020

Statistics show housing emergency deepening

Comment on latest employment statistics

Comment on latest employment statistics - Shelter Scotland

Posted on 17 Jun 2020

Comment on latest employment statistics

Shelter Scotland appoints Alison Watson as new Director

Shelter Scotland appoints Alison Watson as new Director - Shelter Scotland

Posted on 26 Mar 2020

Shelter Scotland appoints Alison Watson as new Director

Shelter Scotland Shops Close Temporarily

Shelter Scotland Shops Close Temporarily - Shelter Scotland

Posted on 23 Mar 2020

Shelter Scotland Shops Close Temporarily

Shelter Scotland welcomes increase in benefit for private renters

Shelter Scotland welcomes increase in benefit for private renters - Shelter Scotland

Posted on 23 Mar 2020

Shelter Scotland welcomes increase in benefit for private renters

Shelter Scotland welcomes move to halt evictions

Shelter Scotland welcomes move to halt evictions - Shelter Scotland

Posted on 17 Mar 2020

Shelter Scotland welcomes move to halt evictions