Future Accommodation Model: what you need to know

The Ministry of Defence is exploring how it can provide armed forces personnel with more choice of housing and meet their aspirations for home ownership.



Information about the MOD Future Accommodation Model (FAM), its aims and who it may affect.

COVID-19 update

This is an unprecedented time for all of us and the FAM team is closely following government guidance and adhering to its advice. This means the FAM Cell teams are working from home unless stated otherwise, where conditions allow.

If you are already on the pilot, the FAM Cell staff are continuing to support you, and payments will continue as usual during this time.

If you have yet to submit your Accommodation Preference Form, please speak to your local FAM Cell team, you can reach them by using the following email addresses:

Pilot site Defence Connect pages:

Published 28 July 2016
Last updated 11 September 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated: the homepage and 'What you need to know about the Future Accommodation Model' HTML.

  2. Added a notice COVID-19 update.

  3. Updated the RAF Wittering date to the 1 June 2020.

  4. Addition of a new video clip in the HTML attachment.

  5. Updated the 'what you need to know: future accommodation model' page with the latest information.

  6. Updated the Private Rental Sector section.

  7. Updated the Local FAM pilot site contact details section.

  8. Updated the information as FAM is live at HMNB Clyde.

  9. Updated the page with the most up to date links to the HIVE single service websites.

  10. Updated the page for clarity and amended a few large headings.

  11. Added a link to the MOD FAM survey results for 2016.

  12. Added content to the page 'What you need to know about the Future Accommodation Model' under section headings: 'If you are already based at a FAM pilot site', 'Eligibility for the FAM pilot' and 'Buying a home after the FAM pilot starts'.

  13. Updated the information to reflect the latest information on the Future Accommodation model.

  14. Updated the FAM what you need to know content to introduce the announcement of the launch of FAM pilots.

  15. Updated the 'latest updates' section of the guidance.

  16. Added: Updated information under heading 'Latest updates'

  17. Updated to reflect the latest developments in the project.

  18. Added Future Accommodation Model Update February 2018.

  19. Updated guidance and latest updates for this project.

  20. Updated information about FAM

  21. Added potential options videos.

  22. First published.