More than 13,000 Scots households – including 7,510 children – were in temporary accommodation at the end of September last year waiting for housing due to homelessness, according to official figures.
Homeless people must be given “more than just a roof over their heads,” say campaigners, after official figures revealed a record number died last year.
The number of people who died whilst homeless in Scotland has risen, according to the latest official figures.
Concerns about new Glasgow-wide figures revealing continued widespread use of homeless B&Bs for over seven day limit have been raised, while "unsuitable" housing rules have been put on hold.
Families on housing benefit are being priced out of homes across Scotland, according to new data from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Charities are demanding urgent action to prevent a “tragic” loss of lives, as updated figures reveal at least 139 people have died while homeless in Scotland over the last 18 months.
Thousands of elderly people in Scotland are facing “worry and uncertainty” because the company which provides their care is running out of money.
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.