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New campaign to get the right to a home enshrined in Scottish Law

New campaign to get the right to a home enshrined in Scottish Law

28 August 2019

Val McDermid, celebrated and best-selling Scottish crime writer, has backed a our new campaign – launched today (27 August) - which aims to secure the legal right to a decent home for everyone in the country.

New campaign to get the right to a home enshrined in Scottish Law
The People vs Glasgow City Council

The People vs Glasgow City Council

19 August 2019

We are seeking public support for court action against Glasgow City Council for breaking the law more than 3,000 times last year.

The People vs Glasgow City Council
Thousands at risk as new figures show Scotland is still failing to tackle homelessness

Thousands at risk as new figures show Scotland is still failing to tackle homelessness

26 June 2019

Shelter Scotland warned that thousands of vulnerable people in Scotland remain at risk as statistics show homelessness rising across the country for the second year in a row.

Thousands at risk as new figures show Scotland is still failing to tackle homelessness
More than 1,000 empty homes brought back in record-breaking year

More than 1,000 empty homes brought back in record-breaking year

12 June 2019

A record number of privately-owned empty homes were brought back into use with help from local councils last year.

More than 1,000 empty homes brought back in record-breaking year
Bring down barriers to help more homeless people

Bring down barriers to help more homeless people

11 April 2019

Shelter Scotland backed Scottish Government plans to remove barriers for people needing to access homelessness services - but says the proposals don’t go far enough.

Bring down barriers to help more homeless people

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