Criminals are “significantly more likely” to reoffend if they are homeless when they are freed from jail, a watchdog has warned.
Thousands of homeless people in hotels could return to the streets at the end of the month if the Government does not provide councils with urgent funding, a charity is warning.
Rough sleeping in Scotland has been reduced to a “handful” of individuals but there will be a huge challenge to find accommodation for them once lockdown measures end, MSPs have been told.
Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa has told how he became homeless and developed depression before finding fame in the hit Netflix show.
Scotland could face an explosion in homelessness without more action to help tenants during the Covid-19 crisis, ministers have been warned.
An Aberdeen charity has joined forces with 18 other organisations to present a plan to the Scottish Government calling for an end to rough sleeping.
A north-east charity is reminding people to continue to prioritise their mental wellbeing during Mental Health Awareness Week.
The Scottish Government has brought forward a new rule to ensure homeless people have access to quality accommodation during the coronavirus crisis.
The Government needs to provide emergency support for families living in shared temporary accommodation, where it can be “almost impossible” to follow NHS isolation guidance, homelessness charity Shelter has said.
The Local Government Secretary has warned there is still more work to be done to help rough sleepers, claiming 90% of them have been offered accommodation during the coronavirus crisis.
Aberdeen has the second highest number of homeless deaths with more than one person a month dying in the city, according to new statistics.
A city charity has welcomed the launch of a fund aimed at tackling homelessness.
The number of applications for homelessness assistance in Aberdeen has dropped by almost 150, according to new figures.
An Aberdeen charity has thanked local people for their generosity over the festive period, as it coped with one of the busiest periods of the year.
A bank has donated £200 to help support an Aberdeen homelessness charity.
A new Banksy mural in Birmingham has been covered in protective perspex after a member of the public got creative with the image overnight.
A new Banksy artwork includes a homeless man sleeping on a Birmingham bench.
England Lioness Fara Williams is among the stars taking part in a night time walk for Shelter, after finding herself homeless as a teenager.
Additional funding to help prevent homelessness has been welcomed by a north-east councillor.
Singer Bryan Adams is releasing a book of his own photography showing candid portraits of Big Issue vendors in London.
EastEnders star Shane Richie has told how he spent 10 days sleeping rough as a struggling actor.
A new initiative to fast-track homeless people in Aberdeen into permanent accommodation has been approved.
A new initiative to fast-track homeless people in Aberdeen into permanent accommodation could be approved next week.
Bono urged people to dig deep into their pockets and bring hope to the homeless as he led a Christmas Eve busk in Dublin city centre.
A charity boss today praised all those who took part in an Aberdeen sleep-out event in a bid to raise millions of pounds for a housing initiative.
Events like this come in for some criticism, mostly because it’s only one night a year that we don our waterproofs and brave the chill, but for me – and I assume 1,800 others – it adds some perspective. Our reporter Craig Paton endured bone-chilling temperatures in Duthie Park but says the experience was more than worth it
Aberdeen's council leaders are gearing up to take part in a charity sleepout.
More than 1,800 people have signed up to sleep outside and raise money to help eradicate homelessness.
Members of the public will be able to use their contactless payment cards to donate £3 to help tackle the “shameful” fact that almost 8,000 people are sleeping rough on London’s streets this winter, the city’s mayor said.
A new report compiled by a third sector organisation has shown that people in Aberdeen donate more money to children’s charities than other causes.