Housing Information Progress – Recommendation 4

Scottish Housing Guide for People Leaving the Armed Forces

The Scottish Government should consider wider distribution of the Scottish Housing Guide for People Leaving the Armed Forces and work with MOD, public sector organisations and charities in Scotland to raise its profile, ensuring it appears on all Scottish Local Authority websites and on relevant UK Government websites.

2019 SVC evaluation of status:

Implemented, but work should continue

2019 update provided by the Scottish Government:

A Scottish Housing Guide for People Leaving the Armed Forces & Ex-Service Personnel has been redesigned to meet the Commissioner’s recommendations. It was published in 2018 and is available on the Scottish Government website. The Scottish Government has also made other organisations such as charities, Scottish Local Authorities and the UK Government aware of the revised booklet in order to raise its profile.

2020 SVC evaluation of status:

Fully implemented

2020 update provided by the Scottish Government:

Work has continued throughout 2020 and recommendation has now been assessed as fully met.


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