Ferret Fact Service looks into an SNP claim about affordable housing.
Councils have been accused of a “moral failure” to provide decent housing to homeless people and of overseeing a “fiscal disaster” as costs top quarter of a billion.
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.
A major developer which bought land from a golf club will not have to build affordable housing due to a "loophole".
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.
Scotland’s Children and Young People’s Commissioner has written to the Home Office's accommodation provider, calling for an “urgent review" of a Glasgow mother and baby unit for asylum seekers.
Council and police must offer increased support to Fortune tenants and neighbours, say campaigners.
The lives of people with addictions to drugs and alcohol are being put at risk because they are forced to choose between going to rehab and keeping their homes.