The JSHAO is the MOD’s tri-service focal point to provide service personnel and their dependants with civilian housing information for those wishing to move to civilian accommodation at any time in their career, and for those during resettlement to assist with the transition to civilian life.
SFA, on behalf of MOD manages a comprehensive maintenance service; the allocation of properties; SFA furniture; conducting move in and move out appointments; and the provision of improvements. Contact details available on the Service Family Accomodation website.
For enquiries about loss of entitlement to SFA resulting from retirement, redundancy, discharge or estrangement, please contact the DIO Loss of Entitlement Team by telephoning 01904 418000 or 94510 8000. Alternatively, you can contact the by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Civilian housing briefs
An annual briefing programme is available by clicking on the link below, which are open to all service personnel and their families, at any stage of their service career. Places should be booked by emailing the relevant local point of contact listed.
JSHAO produces quarterly editions of the Housing Matters; Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter with a 10,000 copy distribution. The intention is to convey as much relevant information to the reader in as timely a fashion as possible. The magazine focuses on different regions within the UK, particularly in relation to Local Authority information, and contains information and articles designed to help you when you are considering your civilian housing options.
The MOD Referral Scheme run by JSHAO was set up to assist those discharging from the armed forces who couldn’t afford to get on the property ladder and were envisaging having to rent via their local authority. Through this scheme some housing associations support those who would otherwise have problems being prioritised high enough to have a realistic chance of being housed by local authorities.
Single Persons Accommodation Centre for the Ex-Services (SPACES) is designed to help single service leavers to find appropriate accommodation when they leave. Through this service the project reduces the likelihood of ex-services personnel becoming homeless or sleeping rough after discharge. To find out more visit: SPACES or read the JSHAO leaflet 11 SPACES on the page below.
The Services Cotswold Centre (SCC) is a tri-Service facility that provides short term transit accommodation for service personnel, their spouses, civil partners and families. Find out more information about the service they can provide in the link below.