February 27, 2012 Leave a comment
The Ministry of Defence is considering proposals to cut short the period of time for which married soldiers and their families are entitled to subsidised military accommodation. The new proposals would see soldiers and their families leaving their army homes after a period of eight years, and having to find housing in the private sector.
Currently, subsidised housing for soldiers and their families is provided for the duration of army employment, however a review of military cuts is proposing cutting military subsidised housing rentals after eight years and forcing military families to look for accommodation in the private sector. A former head of the army told The Times, that although he understands the needs of the MoD to cut bills, financial help in getting military families into the private sector should certainly be made. Read more of this post