Hundreds of tenants in Scotland have been handed eviction notices since the beginning of lockdown, despite government advice for landlords to be flexible during the pandemic.
Landlord lobbyists have pressured Scottish Government officials for further coronavirus subsidies in regular meetings with civil servants, documents show.
Housing and advice charities have warned that more must be done to tackle rogue landlords caught breaking the rules all over Scotland, despite emergency coronavirus laws.
Experts have called for “radical change” and an overhaul of Scotland’s laws to tackle thousands of vacant and derelict sites.
There must be an inquiry into decisions taken to move asylum seekers from flats to hotels without carrying out vulnerability checks, say refugee campaigners.
Organisations supporting asylum seekers have expressed concerns for the well-being of asylum seekers moved from flats into hotels in Glasgow.
Scotland's drug injecting population is facing new concerns during the coronavirus lockdown, with access to methadone and support services slashed.
A 30-year-old Syrian man died after moving to a hotel used by the Home Office to house asylum seekers amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Glasgow tenants said they were given no prior warning about the dangerous exterior of their buildings, after urgent repairs left many locked out for days during the coronavirus pandemic.