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04:30, 20 NOV 2023
Homeless campaigner who lived on streets says Scots kids being hit hardest
Shea Moran, 29, was made homeless at the age of 16.
'I deserve dignity' says 75-year-old living out of boxes facing eviction
Valerie McGurk was served an eviction notice by her landlord after renting privately for the past three years.
MSP slams food poverty levels in Renfrewshire as families "failed"
New stats show that over 1200 children in Renfrewshire were handed emergency food aid parcels between April and September.
Glasgow housing officials urged to follow Edinburgh in declaring homeless emergency
A campaign group has called for a homeless emergency to be declared in Glasgow in the wake of new figures being released.
Cop feels 'like a social worker now' checking on homeless people in 4am rain
After the Record told of an explosion in street sleeping across Scotland, the Manchester Evening News joins the city's Street Engagement Team on one of their regular walkabouts.
'Tension' among people losing private rented accommodation 'tangible' as homeless applications rise
Concerns raised about those facing homelessness during the cost-of-living crisis because landlords are deciding to sell up.
The housing crisis in Scotland must be solved urgently
Record View says the top priority must be on what can be done to get families into decent homes right now.
Scotland's Capital set to declare homeless emergency amid rough sleeping crisis
Edinburgh City Council will vote on a motion to set up a Housing Emergency Action Plan.
Heartbreaking Christmas advert ends with five words that will bring you to tears
Housing and homelessness charity Shelter has launched its festive campaign with an emotional 90-second film titled 'Good As Gold'.
Daily Record spends harrowing night with homelessness workers fighting rough-sleeping crisis
Simon Community street workers are saving the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our cities and towns.
Rough sleeping crisis explodes in Scotland with hundreds facing winter on the streets
The Daily Record can reveal a head count carried out by The Simon Community charity showed a 60 per cent rise in the number of people found sleeping rough in recent weeks.
Homeless Scots ex-soldier sleeping on streets after flat destroyed in fire
Billy Kerr suffered a relationship breakdown and the denial of a right to housing benefit, which led him to sleeping on streets.
Rough sleeping crisis is coming - Scottish and UK Governments must do more this winter
Record View says that charities are warning of a 'perfect storm' for homelessness which is being caused by inflation, Covid, Brexit and housing shortages.
Paisley man narrowly avoids jail after setting loo roll on fire in homeless unit
Paisley Sheriff Court
Christopher Stewart was tanked up on whisky when he set two toilet rolls on fire within Renfrew's Blue Triangle.
More than half of council houses let in South Ayrshire over last year made to homeless people
Councillor Alec Clark said that the situation is having an impact on South Ayrshire's 'loyal tenants' who cannot get new housing.
Mums' appeal may lead to extra funding for homelessness in Glasgow
Brave mums Linda and Maureen tell First Minister of their anguish after sons die in "hellhole" hotels - they are pleading for better treatment in hotels where drug dealing is rife
Rough sleeper numbers soar by 1000 per cent forcing u-turn on homeless hotel
EXCLUSIVE: The Rennie Mackintosh hotel was supposed to be decommissioned but Glasgow City Council say they've no option but to keep using it.
Dumfries homeless support charity forced to close town centre shop
The board of management at SHAX decided it is no longer viable to continue running two retail outlets
Outcry over mum and five kids in one hotel room due to Scotland's homelessness crisis
Melanie Kivlin, 40, and her children relied on pot noodles and other kettle-based food while awaiting a move to a “temporary home”
Mum goes into labour in hotel room after being made homeless
Leah Brace was put up in a hotel in Cardiff Bay with her partner Connor Thomas and their 15-month-old child after being made homeless in July.
Soup kitchen user 'hit by food delivery van' in Glasgow as police charge man
The charity's co-funder, Colin McInnes, said his volunteers were 'shocked' after the incident, said to have taken place at 9.40pm on Tuesday, August 29.
Senior Scots council worker charged after 'disturbance' with soup kitchen volunteers
A 52-year-old woman has been arrested and charged and is expected to appear at Glasgow Sherrif Court.
Dumfries and Galloway homelessness crisis sees people put up in caravans
Housing chiefs have also admitted that, at any one time, there could be homeless people staying in 50 bed and breakfast properties across the region
Five-year action plan aims to tackle Dumfries and Galloway's homelessness crisis
A new council strategy has been created which will include an updated rapid rehousing transition plan and will also focus on making improvements in five key areas
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