Members of the armed forces

If you are leaving the armed forces , or you are a former member, you may be entitled to extra help if you become homeless.

Additional preference will be given on the housing register to the following categories of Armed Forces, in line with statutory guidance, who fall within one or more of the reasonable preference categories and have urgent housing needs:

  • Former members of the Armed Forces.
  • Serving members of the Armed Forces who need to move because of a serious injury, medical condition or disability sustained as a result of their service.
  • Bereaved spouses and civil partners of members of the Armed Forces leaving Services Family Accommodation following the death of their spouse or partner.
  • Serving or former members of the Reserve Forces who need to move because of a serious injury, medical condition or disability sustained as a result of their service.

To apply for housing please go to Apply for housing article.

The following services may also be able to provide you with help.

If you still need help and advice you can contact us or you can complete the referral below and we will contact you.

Complete a referral to the Housing Assessment Team