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Thursday, 17 January 2019

Improving Access to social housing for members of the armed forces - government consultation

Consultation on access to Social Housing for the Armed Forces Community

The beginning of 2019 sees the outcome of discussions the Covenant team and other interested parties have had with officials in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government with the launch of the consultation process on improving access to social housing for members of the Armed Forces community: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/improving-access-to-social-housing-for-members-of-the-armed-forces. The consultation sets out proposals for new statutory guidance for local authorities to assist members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their families, to access social housing.

The consultation will run until 8 March 2019; you can respond by using the following survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Improving_access_to_social_housing_for_members_of_the_Armed_Forces or by emailing: AllocationGuidance@communities.gov.uk

Written responses should be sent to:
Social Housing Division Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Floor 3 NW Fry Building
2 Marsham Street

Click here for Social Housing Armed Forces Consultation document