Fort Lewis, WA Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
    The first option is living on post. Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off post. We provide you with military friendly information to help you maximize your BAH. 

    Fort Lewis On Post Housing  

    • The Unaccompanied Housing Office (253) 982-7479 is reserved for airmen in the ranks of E1-E3 and E4 with less than 3 years of service. The Unaccompanied Housing for permanent party has seven dorms that are located in two campuses. You are provided with private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and supplies required for comfortable living. 

    • The Housing Services Office (253) 967-3581. Contact the HMO Office as soon as you know you are moving. You will be provided with the latest information on local housing as well as referral services and relocation assistance. The HMO offers counseling and guidance before entering into a lease agreement, housing referrals as well as resolving tenant-landlord dispute.   

    • JBLM on post housing is privatized and operated by Lincoln Military Housing. Lewis-McChord Communities (253) 912-2112 offers over 20 different communities of 2-4 bedroom homes based on rank and family size. Your BAH covers your rent, maintenance, emergency maintenance, average utilities, trash and recycling. 


    Fort Lewis, WA Off Post Housing

    28708 56th Ave S 1 Bed / 1 Bath / 800 Sq.Ft. / $1,250 | Home for Rent 5.1 miles from East Gate (Roy)

    10813 Briar Road SW 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,371 Sq.Ft. / $1,650 | Home for Rent 1.5 miles from I Street Gate

    1941 E Monroe Ter, 2 Bed / 1 Bath / 756 Sq.Ft. / $850 | Home for Rent 100 miles from

    10716 Douglas Drive SW 3 Bed / 2 Bath / $1,700 | Home for Rent 1.5 miles from I Street Gate

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