Shelter Scotland

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An estimated 70,000 children in Scotland are waiting for social homes, according to new analysis from published today by Shelter Scotland which is calling for 37,100 new social rented homes to be built to help tackle the issue.

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Low-income families in Scotland with a child under six will be able to apply for £10 per child, per week to assist with living costs from November, with payments to start from the end of February.

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Scotland's unemployment rate increased by 0.4 percentage points to 4.5% from April to June this year, leading to further calls for the extension of eviction prevention measures. New labour market figures from the Office for National Statistics revealed that the proportion of people aged 16-64 i

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Landlords in Scotland have served 350 notices instructing people to leave their homes since the beginning of lockdown, exacerbating fears of a “tidal wave of evictions” when courts re-open. Documents obtained by independent media platform The Ferret have revealed some eviction notices we

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