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Renting a home with disrepair? Need to get it fixed but don’t know where to start? Our online advice can help. Find out who’s responsible for repairs and what to do if they’re not getting done: shltr.org.uk/ef3
Volunteer with us! Join us at the Great North Run as a team ambassador. Make some noise while our incredible runners take on the challenge to support our fight for home. @Great_Run #GNR40 Sign up here: shltr.org.uk/ixp
Fed up with renting too? Want to become a housing activist? Why not join us. Come to our online training event and learn how to street campaign like this. Register here: shltr.org.uk/ixq
We’re taking to high streets across the country to campaign for a fairer renting system ❌ Join our fight to give our country's 11 million private renters the security and rights we all deserve. shltr.org.uk/isj
Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in this unique race through London! We'd love to have you on our team if you're successful in your application. Enter the ballot now: llhm.co.uk/ballot twitter.com/LLHalf/status/…
Do you love volunteering? Join us at the Hackney Half Marathon and support our unstoppable runners. Become an ambassador for the day - sign up here ➡️ shltr.org.uk/ixo
Do you want to add your own message to our 'done with renting' sign? Our campaigning team will be in Kings Road, Kensington tomorrow. Swing by the stall to join us and demand better from renting ❌ #EnoughIsEnough campaigns.shelter.org.uk/enough-enough-…
Why do we fight for a better deal for renters? Brilliant @RobbieRinder summed it up perfectly at our @ShelterLDN hub ⬇️ Home is a fundamental human need and moral right.
If your landlord sells your home, do you just have to leave? No, you still have rights. Our advisers are tackling common myths about illegal eviction. For more information, go to shltr.org.uk/isp
'Wealth shouldn't decide whether you live or die,' say families as Universal Credit uplift ends inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyl…
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Illegal eviction is a criminal offence. But what if your landlord, or even the police, tell you it's not? Our housing adviser Noor explains your rights and what you can do. There’s more information here: shltr.org.uk/isy
Young people are often in the least secure jobs or on the lowest incomes, meaning they face an uphill battle in affording a safe & secure home – and for some, this means bedding down on the streets. @VICEUK on young people sleeping rough across the country shltr.org.uk/ixm
Thinking of taking on the virtual #LondonMarathon in October? Get your friends and family out to support you as you experience the marathon in the beauty of your local area. 🏞️ Sign up for the@LondonMarathonn with Shelter:shltr.org.uk/iu2Ltwitter.com/LondonMarathon…eI
Is it easier for your landlord to evict you when you have rent arrears? No. They still have to follow the right process. Our advisers are tackling common myths about illegal eviction. For more information, go to shltr.org.uk/isp
We're saddened to hear of the passing of Sean Lock. He was an incredible talent. We're so grateful for his support over the years, such as lending his considerable comic skills to one of our campaigns back in 2011. Thank you, Sean. Our thoughts are with his friends and family.
Surviving without somewhere to call home is hard enough – not having a bank account to do vital things like access benefits or get your wages paid makes it even harder. Find out how we're working with @HSBC_UK on the No Fixed Address programme. shltr.org.uk/ixl
Cutting housing allowance and #UniversalCredit will push renters into more arrears. #EndRentDebtCrisis #KeepTheLifeline With others, we're calling on the government to reverse these cuts to prevent more renters being plunged into homelessness. shltr.org.uk/ixj
See the important work the @HealthNowGM service in Greater Manchester is doing by giving them a follow. #HealthNow They're new to Twitter! 👋twitter.com/HealthNowGM/st…G
Finally, a thank you to Siân from @visualminutes for illustrating this piece to accompany the #HealthNow research. 🎨f
'Our volunteers were incredible – they had signed up for a two-month research project, yet stuck with us as we adapted to the pandemic.' #HealthNow 📄 Find out more about health inequality in Greater Manchester from Caroline at@HealthNowGMM:shltr.org.uk/ixkX
What barriers to healthcare would you find if you were experiencing homelessness in Greater Manchester? #HealthNow We've launched new @HealthNowGM peer research with our friends at @ItsGroundswell ⬇️ twitter.com/ItsGroundswell…
The sooner you seek advice, the more chance you’ll have of keeping your home. Get legal help straight away if you have received court papers or notice from your landlord. Call any legal advice services mentioned on court letters, or find out more here: shltr.org.uk/isv
Are you being harassed by your landlord? Our housing adviser Eleanor explains what harassment is and what you can do about it. You can also read our landlord harassment guide here: shltr.org.uk/i66
BLOG: Cuts to #LegalAid are leaving renters unable to enforce their rights. Now @CommonsJustice has joined the chorus of voices calling for change, so that everyone can enforce their rights, defend their homes, and have access to justice. shltr.org.uk/ixi
Super Sharon is trying to break the world record (for a third time!) in a run from Land’s End to John O’Groats within 12 days. 🙌 Read why she's choosing to support Shelter in memory of her late nephew:shltr.org.uk/ixhC
Want to take part in the picturesque @RoyalParksHalf this October? Featuring beautiful scenery, as you run through Hyde Park, Green Park and St James Park. #RoyalParksHalf🍂 You'll get the best fundraising support from#TeamShelterr when you sign up:shltr.org.uk/fadEt
Can the police get involved if your landlord is trying to force you out of your home? Yes, they can. Our advisers are tackling common myths about illegal eviction. For more information, go to shltr.org.uk/isp
'We all know the benefits exercise can have on your mental health, so let’s get those endorphins going!' Thank you to equality champion and mental health activist @shareefa_J for being part of #RaiseYourRun this year: shltr.org.uk/ivs
'This event is for everyone – whether you’re a seasoned pro or are completely new to running.' Fitness expert Alex Crockford will be sharing some running tips, as well as taking on #RaiseYourRun: shltr.org.uk/ivs
'Please support our team and join #RaiseYourRun to help those facing homelessness now.' Join actress, and former Corrie star, @kimberly_h_s in raising vital funds to help our work fighting the housing emergency: shltr.org.uk/ivs
'I’m joining #RaiseYourRun to help Shelter’s emergency services continue to support those facing homelessness now and in the future.' @ManUtd's @branwilliams will be clocking miles to fight housing injustice. shltr.org.uk/ivs
We're excited to announce our celeb support for #RaiseYourRun this September! Lacing up their trainers to back the fight for home will be @branwilliams, @kimberly_h_s, Alex Crockford and @shareefa_J. Want to join them? Go the extra mile and sign up today: shltr.org.uk/ivs
For too long renters have had a bad deal. The Renters’ Reform Bill offers us a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform private renting. The government has promised a fairer deal and now it needs to deliver. shltr.org.uk/ixf
If you claim universal credit, ask your council for a discretionary housing payment to meet a rent shortfall. Our DHP postcode lookup takes you straight to your local council's DHP application page. shltr.org.uk/io9
Should the council help if the landlord is trying to force you out of your home? Yes, they have a duty to assist. Our advisers are tackling common myths about illegal eviction. For more information, go to shltr.org.uk/isp
On 1 August some notice periods became shorter, especially if you have rent arrears. This change does not affect section 21 notices, which must still be a minimum of 4 months even if you have arrears. You can read more about section 21 notices here: shltr.org.uk/gx4
One of our very own Sheffield Hub colleagues is taking on an almighty challenge to raise funds for @Shelter and we couldn't be more grateful for her support. What a gem! 💪 You can read all about her challenge here justgiving.com/fundraising/so…0F
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Housing developers make huge profits while still getting government support, but there are still over a million households waiting for a social home. The government should be investing to #BuildSocialHousing instead. 🏡shltr.org.uk/ixd9
Tune in next week to hear lessons from Manchester, in our final Shelter Talks webinar. We'll be joined by @AndyBurnhamGM, who'll be sharing his plan on how we can build our way out of the housing emergency. 💻 Sign up for free to watch along:shltr.org.uk/iwkof
Meet Gareth our new Children and Families Advisor 👋Here we are at Manor and Castle Development Trust supporting families to receive the housing advice they need! We will be back on Monday 9th 10am-1pm so please do pop by and say helloB
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Can your landlord just kick you out if you don’t have a tenancy agreement? No, they can’t. Our advisers are tackling common myths about illegal eviction. For more information, go to shltr.org.uk/isp
What have the last twelve months of anti-racism been like at Shelter? How has engagement with anti-racism changed your worldview? Our colleagues answer these questions and more in our latest blog. blog.shelter.org.uk/2021/08/reflec…
Make sure you know the right steps to end a tenancy that you share with other people shltr.org.uk/irt
Not enough social homes = more overcrowding. 43,000 social homes were built in 2009. Just 6,000 were built last year. We must #BuildSocialHousing. Join our campaign ➡️shltr.org.uk/iww
1.5 million people are living in overcrowded social homes. This is because there simply aren't enough of them.  No family should face lockdown crammed into a one-bed flat. Let's #BuildSocialHousing   campaigns.shelter.org.uk/let%E2%80%99s-…
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We took some time to reflect on the past year of working to become an #antiracist organisation. blog.shelter.org.uk/2021/08/reflec…
Join our campaign, let's change renting for good. It's time to say #EnoughIsEnough and demand better. shltr.org.uk/isj
Renting doesn't have to be like this😩 Councils need more resources, so they can take action on shoddy homes. shltr.org.uk/isjqtwitter.com/DailyMirror/st…G
Our Activism Officer Sophie was interviewed by students at English for Action, who support migrants to learn English and organise around key issues. Watch the full interview by @EFALondon for a deeper look at the work we do fighting the housing emergency: youtu.be/IU9GYcCZElA
Thank you @Wayfair for supporting us with your 'Save Big, Give Back' sale! By raising vital funds, we can fight for home together and help the millions of people in Britain who are stuck in our housing emergency. wayfair.co.uk/save-big-give-…
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