Private Rental Sector
A Labour MSP has claimed on Twitter that the Scottish Government is spending £3bn to subsidise landlords. It's not true.
There are more than 4000 homes being let by overseas landlords in Glasgow, with more than one thousand owned through secretive tax havens, The Ferret has learned.
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.