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SSSA AND MARRIED QUARTER EQUIVALENT

11D

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#1
Can anyone help please.......?

I am currently under the SSSA scheme with an Accn Allowance of £550 per month for rent on a civilian flat. Also getting the £14ish a day FIA.

Paying back normal Food and Accn charges as well.

If I get married, what entitlement equivalent am I entitled to? Obviously I would loose the FIA. Is there a similar allowance as SSSA for married personnel? If so what are the rates and where can I find them? I am informed by the CO I am entitled to a Type 4 quarter.

THERE ARE NO MARRIED QUARTERS AVAILABLE WHERE I LIVE

I also understand I will have to pay my utilities. Is Council Tax the same rate as civvies?

Hope someone can help. Have been trawling the armynet for answers, but to no avail.

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#2
You should apply to DE for an MQ as usual, if there are none available they should give you SSFA (Subsistute Service Family Accommodation) ie a hiring. You will pay normal MQ charges and CILOCT.
 
#4
11D...if i was you...postpone the wedding until you're posted...you'll be much better off!
you stand to lose:

FIA £420 (14x30)
accn allowance £550
- F&Acc approx £250
= £720,

plus then you'll be paying MQ charges , varies but around £300pcm + CILOT c. £95pcm

therefore, in reality, you'll be around £900pcm worse off, say you're mid tour with around 12 months to run,

thats a wopping £10k you'll potentially save!

if your that desperate, move your chick into your flat - but make sure she doesn't make it her primary residence, ie. she's a visitor, perfectly legal!

Being allocated a hiring is similar to quarters...it depends on what rank how many kids etc.

you will pay MQ charges for your hiring at the going rate + a flat CILOT rate.
 
#5
SSSA (FIA) is going down to a single rate of £10.69 per day for married or single pers on April 1st.
 
#6
goon_bde said:
11D...if i was you...postpone the wedding until you're posted...you'll be much better off!
you stand to lose:

FIA £420 (14x30)
accn allowance £550
- F&Acc approx £250
= £720,

plus then you'll be paying MQ charges , varies but around £300pcm + CILOT c. £95pcm

therefore, in reality, you'll be around £900pcm worse off, say you're mid tour with around 12 months to run,

thats a wopping £10k you'll potentially save!

if your that desperate, move your chick into your flat - but make sure she doesn't make it her primary residence, ie. she's a visitor, perfectly legal!

Being allocated a hiring is similar to quarters...it depends on what rank how many kids etc.

you will pay MQ charges for your hiring at the going rate + a flat CILOT rate.


Don't forget utility bills and in most cases the telephone line. Stay single if you can!!
 
#7
true...i believe you can even scam your phone line out of the system if you live in SSSA
 
#8
floppyjocky said:
SSSA (FIA) is going down to a single rate of £10.69 per day for married or single pers on April 1st.
believe you stop paying food charges too though - was designed to make it all less compicated. so not much worse off.
 
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