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SSAFA Forces Help - Housing Advisory Service


Information and Advice on Housing Matters

  • Are you an ex-Service man or woman?
  • Are you a dependant of an ex-Service man or woman?
  • Are you a member of an ex-Service family?
  • Are you an expatriate returning to the United Kingdom?

If the answers to any of the questions above is yes, then you are eligible to use SSAFA Forces Help's Housing Advisory Service.

Advice
Help is on hand to answer your questions on housing issues; whether you are facing homlessness, having difficulties with a current tenancy or landlord, or need help or more information on any of the following:

  • Your Housing Options
  • Relocation
  • Reposessions
  • Evictions
  • Applying to a Local Authority
  • Local Authority Reviews
  • Private Rental
  • Buying a Home
  • Sheltered Accommodation
  • Housing Associations
  • Shared Ownership

Rental Options
We can provide information on all the Local Authorities in the UK from our comprehensive computer database.

We can also supply details of Housing Associations in your chosen area, advise on who is eleigible and how to apply.

We can provide lists of Residential Lettings Agents should you wish to rent privately and can advise on the advantages and pitfalls to look for.

Purchase
If you are considering buting a home, we can provide you with details of Estate Agents in the area of your choice and useful information on buying a property.

We can provide details and information on Low Cost Home Ownership schemes available through Local Authorities and Housing Associations.

Accommodation
SSAFA Forces Help's Housing Advisory Service has a database of organizations providing accommodation to the ex-Service community. It includes details of sheltered housing, nursing or residential homes for the elderly, schemes for the disabled, convalescent homes, and even holiday homes. This service is free and exclusive to SSAFA Forces Help.

The Joint Service Housing Advice Office (JSHAO)
Whereas SSAFA Forces Help's Housing Advisory Service caters for the ex-Service Community, a complementary central contact point and Advice Centre for Serving personnel and their families is supplied by JSHAO.

JSHAO can be contacrted on Salisbury Mil 2575 or +44 (00 01722 436 575,
OR WRITE TO:

JSHAO, Headquarters, Land Command,
Wilton,
nr Salisbury,
Wiltshire SP2 0AG

housing@ssafa.org.uk

www.army.mod.uk/jshao

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