Low earners in Scotland face paying more than half of their salary on rent, analysis of nearly 4,500 rental listings by The Ferret has found.
Renters across Scotland are being asked to outbid one another to secure a home, which campaigners say is driving up prices for tenants amidst a housing crisis.
Campaigners have renewed calls for more affordable housing and rent controls after it emerged flats in a former public building were being let for up to £2,500 a month.
Council and police must offer increased support to Fortune tenants and neighbours, say campaigners.
Tenants of Scotland's largest housing association who have suffered damp and mould are calling for action on repairs, as questions about use of furlough are raised.
A housing fund which is a precursor to the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) has awarded more than £100m to private developers who have built just 700 affordable houses.
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.