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.
Around 70 per cent of brothers and sisters in care are separated from at least one sibling, despite human rights law that should allow them to stay in touch.
Senior figures working in homelessness are calling on the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland to urgently investigate the deaths of those who are homeless.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the the differing levels of spending on social housing between Scotland and England.
The University of St Andrews has been accused of "spawning a bonanza" for buy-to-let landlords who have snapped up council houses in the wealthy Fife town.
Homeless people are often charged by local authorities for storing their personal belongings after they lose their accommodation.
Edinburgh's homeless system is reaching breaking point due to surging demand and a lack of housing. Meanwhile there's money to be made for private owners.
A family business running bed and breakfasts and hostels in Edinburgh that have attracted complaints has been paid £15m by the city council.