The BBC reports that a total of 7,500 Scots are set to lose their homes this year.
That is 20 a day.
The Council for Mortgage Lenders had already raised the forecast from 48,000 to 75,000 repossessions across the UK.
"I think if things continue to get worse in the wider economy, it's going to get an awful lot worse and I think that's a real problem. We have to remember, you have two hundred thousand people in Scotland on housing waiting lists already. If you have people coming out of their own homes, they'll have to join those lists which is going to put even greater demand on housing. If the number of repossessions rises to seven and a half thousand as may well be predicted or, or even greater, apart from just the individual what impact would this have on communities?" - Shelter Scotland chairman Graeme Brown said
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