Charities in Scotland say they are paying out hundreds of thousands of pounds to help people left destitute by a 'failing' asylum system.
With no access to work or housing, destitute Eritreans in Glasgow have no prospect of returning to a homeland where they would face prison - or worse.
The Scottish Government has been urged to drop Help to Buy subsidies for home-buyers after data reveals it mainly benefits big house-builders.
As technology advances and Scotland modernises, Travellers say they are struggling to retain their traditional lifestyle and are often forced to hide their ethnicity for fear of prejudice.
Ferret Fact Service looks at the claim 200,000 people are on waiting lists for social housing in Scotland.
Growing numbers of children and families are being left destitute amid claims officials are interpreting the law incorrectly.
There is growing alarm that a rapid increase in Airbnb rented properties is harming residential communities across Scotland.
The Home Office is stepping up efforts to arrest and deport rough sleepers from Edinburgh.
People seeking asylum are being bullied, evicted and suffering in poor quality accommodation, say groups submitting evidence to a Westminster inquiry.