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AFF’s top rebasing tips

Is your family returning to the UK from Germany? Check out our top tips to ensure you have a smooth move... 1. You are entitled to 67.92 cubic mete...

Why should we accept poor standards?

WE MOVED into our quarter in December 2014 and noted a number of problems, including mould in the kitchen and rubbish dumped in the communal areas. T...

The letter of the law

Army&You quizzed Andrew Garvie (pictured below), of JMW Solicitors, about conveyancing – the legal side to buying a house... What role do...

Rent charges: the new grading system

As many of you may be aware the next big shake up in housing is to the grading system. Many of you have already expressed your concerns on our Faceboo...

Where the heart is?

AFF recently commissioned a report by researcher Anna Verey to help us understand more about geographically dispersed Army families. We specifically ...

Keep it clean

AFF has received enquiries from many of you concerned about fly-tipping in your area. AFF’s Housing Specialist Cat Calder reminds us all about the imp...

Business as usual… for now

For those of us living in Service Families Accommodation in the UK, it’s business as usual for any maintenance and repairs needed. However, later this...

Breaking the mould

You’ve got your posting to a far-flung location and now have to put a lot of your belongings into storage. Your items will not be insured against damp...

Pop-up gardens

Just because you are only living in your house for a short time, it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with your garden. Donna Rowe-Green, from Dig In No...

How to deal with nuisance neighbours

When you live next door to someone who makes so much noise it constantly disturbs you, it’s no fun. Whether it’s a barking dog, loud television or par...