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Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity
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Shelter 6h
Wow, that's incredible. Thank you!
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Shelter 6h
Thanks so much!
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Shelter 6h
Replying to @KatyShuroo
Wow! SB is a budding stuntman. Thank you for supporting Shelter 😃
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Shelter 21h
Now’s the chance for a better deal. Take our survey to feed into the government’s consultation on three year tenancies for private renters:
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Shelter 23h
Replying to @Shelter
Find out more about Sarah’s story here:
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Shelter 23h
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And eventually the ombudsman found in her favour, Sarah’s son was awarded compensation and a damning verdict was given on how the agency had acted.
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Shelter 23h
Replying to @Shelter
Sarah came to us for advice and decided to make an official complaint to The Property Ombudsman.
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Shelter 23h
Replying to @Shelter
He knew this wasn’t right, but he’d had enough and decided to move out anyway. That’s when Sarah stepped in.
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Shelter 23h
Replying to @Shelter
A member of staff from the agency followed him back to his flat after he’d left the office, telling him he’d be evicted if he kept complaining. When he told the agency he was going to make a formal complaint, they gave him a month to move out.
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Shelter 23h
Replying to @Shelter
Problems began when an issue with his flat’s prepayment meter meant he was without continuous gas or electricity for four months. The agency was close to his home, so he popped into their office to let them know what was going on.
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Shelter 23h
At Shelter we hear about problems with letting agencies a lot. We’d like to share one with you – about a mum, Sarah, helping her son deal with harassment and intimidation.
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Shelter Aug 16
Replying to @Shelter
Want to know more about our national consultation about social and council housing in England? Keep up to date on the here:
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Shelter Aug 16
As part of Shelter's on the future of we asked for your thoughts. There were some strong views – as you can imagine.
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Shelter Aug 16
The actual number of people is likely to be much higher due to the prevalence of families waiting for social homes. 2/2 Sam @ Shelter
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Shelter Aug 16
Hi Thomas, yes you're right! We worded it like this as we know that there are almost 1.2 million households on the waiting list, which means that there are at least 1.2 million people on a waiting list for social housing. 1/2
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Shelter Aug 16
Replying to @IfEveryoneCares
Hi, thanks for your offer. Best thing to do is contact our team at corporate@shelter.org.uk - they'll be able to liaise. Sam @ Shelter
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Shelter Aug 16
Well they look incredible. Farewell and thank you Louise!
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Shelter Aug 16
Renters deserve the right to stay. Have your say in the government’s consultation on three year tenancies. Take our survey 👉
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Shelter Aug 16
Great news for renters as the government moves towards legalising three year right-to-stay tenancies:
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Shelter Aug 15
Replying to @Shelter
You can also still register to vote when you're homeless even if you don't have a fixed address:
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