The Veterans Nomination Scheme - access to public housing for ex-Service men and women

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The Veterans Nomination Scheme (VNS), funded by The Royal British Legion and managed by Stoll, aims to support and rehabilitate veterans through safe, suitable housing.

The scheme provides access to housing for ex-Service personnel who are looking to move out from temporary accommodation after experiencing homelessness. The scheme also supports veterans who have been living in unsuitable accommodation.

As there is a lack of housing for working-age veterans, VNS seeks to fill the gap in housing options for this group.

How do I apply?

Visit Stoll's website to find out more, or call them directly on 020 7385 2110.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible, you must:


  • Have served in the Armed Forces and be of working age.
  • Have been homeless or been at risk of homelessness.
  • Be living in unsuitable housing or looking to move on from temporary accommodation.
  • Be able to manage a tenancy.


Who can help with my application?

If you need help making an application, Stoll will be able to guide you through the process. Alternatively, you can contact The Royal British Legion for assistance:

Telephone: 0808 802 8080
Website: The Royal British Legion

Veterans' Gateway 

The Veterans' Gateway team supports veterans in finding, securing or maintaining accommodation. Information can be accessed by telephone, email, live chat, social media, and on the website by visiting Veterans' Gateway/Self Help/Housing.

For more information, contact:
Telephone: 0808 802 1212 (Freephone 24/7)
Email: Via contact form
Website: Veterans' Gateway/Self Help. Please select housing to see all options.

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