Private landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants at short notice and without good reason under a major shake-up of the rental sector, the Government has said.
Labour has condemned “rip-off rents” it says are driving more families into poverty.
Three-quarters of Scots support the introduction of limits on how much private landlords can charge in rent, according to a survey.
The Scottish Government will consider introducing sanctions on councils that fail to comply with temporary accommodation rules, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Energy efficiency targets for homes in Scotland could be brought forward by ten years.
More than a million homes could be built on brownfield land, helping to meet housing demand and regenerate towns and cities, campaigners say.
Prolonged Brexit uncertainty is likely to cause further damage to the Scottish property market, according to a housing survey.
The number of new build homes completed in Scotland has increased, according to official figures.
A no-deal Brexit could cause serious problems for Scotland’s housing sector, the housing minister has warned.
TV property guru Kevin McCloud has apologised over “delays and problems” a property firm he set up has encountered with a building project.
Rental property advertisements which discriminate against people who rely on housing benefit could be outlawed under plans being considered by the Government.