NAS Jacksonville, FL Housing and Relocation Information
The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
The first option is living on base. Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off base. We provide you military friendly information to help you maximze your BAH.
- Housing Service Center (904) 542-2996 offers help in finding housing for all service members.
On Base Housing
The Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (904) 542-8195 offers housing for about 1600 single service members in two buildings. Some rooms have washer/dryers and kitchenettes. There are lounges that have TV's, video games, internet and vending machines.
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.
For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for available listings in the area.
Click here for Single Family Rentals.
Click here for Apartments for Rent.
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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. The cities around NAS Jacksonville are: Jacksonville, Green Cove Springs, Orange Park, Mandarin, and Fleming Island.
About NAS Jacksonville
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.