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    NAS Jacksonville, FL Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) gives active service members two options for housing; living on post or finding a home off-post within the community.

    • Once you have orders to move, contact the Housing Service Center (904) 542-2996. They can answer all of your housing questions and provide services such as referrals, resolving tenant-landlord disputes, and guidance for entering lease agreements.

    On Base Housing  

    • The Unaccompanied Personnel Housing Office (904) 542-8195 can assist single service members with room assignments.

    • NAS Jacksonville on-base housing is privatized and operated by Balfour Beatty Communities (844) 334-0791, which offers 3-4 bedroom town homes and single family homes based on rank and family size. Some of the home amenities includes: laundry rooms with washer/dryer hookups, garages, and fully equipped kitchens, The community amenities includes: Playgrounds, tot-lots and basketball courts. 

    Off Base Housing
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    Surrounding Areas 
    This area of northeastern Florida is situated on the St. Johns River near the border with Georgia along the Atlantic Ocean. Though the city is plenty large, some families may choose to live in the surrounding suburbs. On the southern side of Jacksonville are the towns of Orange Park (8,400 people), Lakeside (31,000), and Palm Valley (20,000). Yulee, 11,500 residents, is north of base. These suburbs are 20-40 minutes outside of downtown. The city itself is broken down into hundreds of different neighborhoods; the biggest of these are Avondale, San Marco, LaVilla, Riverside, Brooklyn, and Eastside. Often portions are also referred to as Northside, Southside, Westside, and Jacksonville Beaches. Other nearby cities include Green Cove Springs, Mandarin, and Fleming Island.

    About the Installation
    Naval Air Station Jacksonville - commonly called "NAS Jax" - provides facilities for pilot training and a maintenance depot for total engine disassembly. Other facilities located at NAS Jacksonville include a Naval Hospital, a Navy Family Service Center, and a Fleet Industrial Supply Center. The air station is located in Duval County, Florida and is the third largest naval installation in the United States. For more information click here.