Shaping the future of housing

A HUGE thank you to everyone who filled in AFF’s big survey on the future contract for housing; your responses have been presented to decision makers to help them create the best deal for families. Here are the...

Pilot site for Aldershot

A FUTURE Accommodation Model (FAM) pilot has been developed to help understand how forces families will choose to live in the future and how FAM can be improved. It’s a chance for the MOD to test the policy and...

Housing success for Army families

GREAT housing news for Army families – following years of AFF pushing for much-needed change, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has released a consultation paper encouraging local author...

Popular Help to Buy scheme extended

THE Forces Help to Buy (FHTB) scheme has been extended until the end of 2019 – great news for the 69 per cent of families in a recent AFF poll who are planning to use the scheme after December 2018. AFF is ...

Rebasing round-up

Over the next 12-18 months, many Army families will be involved in unit moves as part of the Army Rebasing Programme. Army&You spoke to Collette Musgrave, AFF’s UK & Overseas Director, about this large ...

Finding a fair deal

With the mobile nature of Army life, you and your soldier can sometimes become accidental landlords if you have to rent out your property to undertake a posting elsewhere. Lt Col Penny Davies ALS (pictured abov...

Claiming compensation

Did you know DIO has a compensation scheme in the UK for missed appointments and for significant issues at move-in for all SFA and SSFA? Here's the procedure you’ll need to follow to claim… Missed appointm...

Move-in responsibilities

AFF Housing Specialist Cat Calder tells us what you – and CarillionAmey (CA) – are responsible for when moving into Service Families Accommodation (SFA)... YOURS Arrive in good time If possible,...