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In the face of reports of retaliation against military families for coming forward about their concerns about living conditions in privatized housing, senators strongly warned that they will not tolerate such reprisals.Read more
The Military and Family Advisory Network ran an online survey last month that received 16,000 responses from military families across the country, finding that 56 percent of those surveyed found living conditions in base housing was “negative” or “very negative.”Read more
The Military Family Advisory Network, which advocates for servicemembers and their families, received nearly 17,000 responses to their survey on military housing in a week. Forty-five percent said they had a neutral or favorable housing experience.Read more
U.S. Senators scolded real estate executives and Pentagon leadership over “unacceptable” conditions in privatized military housing on Wednesday, vowing urgent reform to protect service families from widespread health and safety hazards in base homes.Read more
The non-profit Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) conducted an online survey from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6 to understand the scope of problems in military homes, following reports last year of issues with the private companies that manage base housing.Read more
According to the Military Family Advisory Network, these living conditions are all too common — despite Pentagon reports to Congress suggesting that residents are satisfied with the privatized military housing.Read more
More than 50 percent of military families living on U.S. bases found their privately managed military housing dissatisfying, with issues including black mold, vermin infestations and lead paint.Read more
The Military Family Advisory Network fielded an online questionnaire from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6 for individuals currently living in privatized military housing or had within the past three years.Read more
The Senate Armed Services Committee got an earful from military families who are forced to live in unhealthy conditions.Read more
Severe mold, asbestos and electrical hazards are among the dangers in private military housing for thousands of service members' families, according to a new survey conducted by the Military Family Advisory Network.Read more
Military families described living in decrepit, dangerous and inescapable homes at a Wednesday hearing, where lawmakers expressed shock over the allegations of slum-like conditions of privately managed housing. The Military Family Advisory Network conducted a survey of families after a 2018 Reuters investigation sparked congressional inquiries.Read more
The Military and Family Advisory Network ran an online survey that received 16,000 responses from military families across the country, finding that 56 percent of those surveyed found living conditions in base housing was "negative" or "very negative."Read more
The Military Family Advisory Network’s (MFAN) MilCents, an online social learning financial education program, reached a milestone of 11,087 unique program participants in 2018, a 33 percent increase from 2017.Read more
The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), SEED SPOT, and Booz Allen Hamilton have teamed up to send 20 military spouses to the SEED SPOT 2-Day Launch Camp on October 26 and 27 in Washington, DC.Read more