Armed forces

If you fall within one of the categories below and are in urgent housing need, you will be given additional priority

  • A person serving in the regular forces who is suffering from a serious injury, illness or disability which is attributable (wholly or partly) to the person’s service
  • A person formerly served in the regular forces
  • A person who has recently ceased, or will cease to be entitled, to reside in the accommodation provided by the Ministry of Defence following the death of the person’s spouse or civil partner who has served in the regular forces and whose death was attributable (wholly or partly) to the person’s service
  • A person is serving or has served in the reserve forces and is suffering from a serious injury, illness or disability which is attributable (wholly or partly) to the person’s service

Those with certain links to the armed forces will also be treated as thought they have a local connection.