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Roger Harding

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Roger joined Shelter in 2010 before becoming director of communications, policy and campaigns in 2013. Before that he was Senior Policy & Public Affairs Manager at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

30 November 2016
Last week Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, announced in his Autumn Statement that the government would be banning letting agent fees for tenants.  Just a week before, few would have predicted this. For years the idea of a ban faced political reluctance and very vocal opposition from industry. So how did we get from there […]
5 May 2015
"Well, at least we know where we stand; nowhere.” That was the silver lining I was clinging to as the internal meeting drew to a close. It was autumn 2010: Britain’s housing affordability crisis had seen barely a mention in the election and now the house building budget was being cut twice as fast as […]