New cohabitation rules for those in a long-term relationship

On 1 April 2019, the MOD’s policy on cohabitation in Service Family Accommodation (SFA) in UK changed. 

Now, if your soldier has served for four or more years and can demonstrate they’re in a Long-Term Relationship (LTR), then they’ll be eligible to apply to cohabit with you in surplus SFA, where it’s available

Soldiers eligible to cohabit won’t hold entitlement to SFA and so, if there is no surplus SFA at their place of work (i.e. within 50 miles of their posting location), they won’t be able to access SFA or Substitute SFA (a hiring). 

Soldiers with PStatCat2 – primary parental responsibility – can also apply in accordance with this policy. 

Click here for more details.


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