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Move to tackle ex-service homelessness

20 December 2011 Last updated at 14:53 GMT

Ex-service personnel are thought to account for one in 10 of the UK's homeless.

Declaring themselves homeless can be the only way to put a roof over their heads.

One of Scotland's biggest social landlords has tried to change the culture with a pro-military allocations policy.

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership are believed to be the first organisation to have allocated a proportion of properties specifically for the armed forces.