Delivering the Armed Forces Covenant

Priority housing opportunities for Veterans with PTSD

Veterans with mental health conditions including post-traumatic stress disorder would receive priority for social housing under new government proposals announced today.

The measures include all applicants for social housing being asked if they have served in the Armed Forces to ensure veterans get the help they are entitled to.

Council staff would also receive extra training to provide veterans with the housing support they need.

An eight-week consultation on the proposals from Communities Secretary James Brokenshire MP begins today.

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