A campaign group has called on the City of Edinburgh Council to use money raised from a proposed new tourist tax to crack down on problems associated with short-term lets.
At least 20 homeless people in Glasgow have died in the last six weeks, The Ferret has learned.
Airbnb has been lobbying behind the scenes to stave off tighter regulations for short-term lets in Scotland, documents obtained by The Ferret reveal.
Serco has lost a multi-million pound contract to house asylum seekers in Scotland to Mears Group, a UK-wide housing and social care provider.
Glasgow City Council's auditor is to investigate emails suggesting managers knew that a private company planned to change the locks of asylum seekers' homes.
Scottish ministers have postponed plans to restore freedom of information rights to thousands of housing association tenants, prompting accusations of “broken promises”.
Edinburgh City Council has broken the law 466 times in the last year by placing homeless families in bed and breakfast accommodation for more than seven days.
Scotland's national records office says it will undertake a review that could see it count the deaths of homeless people for the first time.
A university accused of fuelling a housing crisis in St Andrews had 131 student accommodation vacancies at the start of the new term.