Pay rise to purchase

I WELCOME the recent announcement to make home purchase easier for Army families but wonder if this will be matched by a significant rise in pay.  If the rates for Service housing are taken into account when...

Positive move

I’D LIKE to put something positive across about the sometimes negative subject of moving when posted. I have just completed a move with my partner, my first away from my home county of Yorkshire. I had heard...

Recruit the soldier, retain the family

We are beginning to see long overdue improvements in the delivery of housing, healthcare and education for Forces families, writes AFF Chief Executive Catherine Spencer. There’s a long way to go but the Arme...

Housing help in Wales

ARE you a Service leaver looking to resettle in Wales in the next six months? The Welsh Government might be able to help you. They are allocating rental properties to Service leavers and veterans, with rent se...

Housing help for serving soldiers

ARE you looking to buy your first property? If so a new Government scheme might be able to help you. The Secretary of State has just announced the Forces Help to Buy scheme which will offer Regular personnel...