Eglin AFB, FL Housing and Relocation Information

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

    Eglin AFB also provides all on- and off-base housing services for Duke Field. The Housing Management Office will be your first contact once your receive moving orders. They will help with relocation assistance, lease agreements, off-base housing referrals and tenant-landlord disputes.

    • The HMO for Eglin AFB can be reached at (850) 882-4533.

    Eglin AFB On Base Housing 

    • The Unaccompanied Housing Office (850) 882-5153 is reserved for airmen in the ranks of E1-E3 and E4 with less than 3 years of service. You are provided with private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and supplies required for comfortable living.

    • On-base housing for Eglin AFB (and Duke Field) is privatized and operated by Corvias at Eglin AFB (850) 613-5050, a pet friendly community that offers amenities such as: washer/dryer hookups, lawn care and water, sewer included. Keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on-base housing, which may include wait times.

    Eglin AFB, FL Off Base Housing

    995 Airport rd 12 3 Bed / 3 Bath / 2,273 Sq.Ft. / $2,495 | Home for Rent 6.5 miles from East Gate

    1714 23rd st 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,300 Sq.Ft. / $1,500 | Home for Rent 2.5 miles from East Gate

    42 North Sand Palm Road 2 Bed / 3 Bath / 1,140 Sq.Ft. / $1,400 | Home for Rent 21.6 miles from East Gate

    200 Villacrest Dr 3 Bed / 3 Bath / 1,603 Sq.Ft. / $1,700 | Home for Rent 16 miles from North Gate

    Surrounding Areas
    South Okaloosa County is a northwest Florida collection of several local communities, with a population somewhere around 100,000. Overall the area is socially conservative but friendly, with economic ties to Eglin AFB and the tourist business. The cities near Eglin AFB are: Niceville, Fort Walton Beach, Crestview, Navarre, Destin, Mary Esther, Shalimar, and Valparaiso. 

    About Eglin AFB
    Eglin Air Force Base is home to the 96th Air Base Wing, which offers support in personnel, communications, medical and security for the Air Armament Center. Eglin Air Force Base is also the main hub for all Air Force Armaments and has been instrumental in the development, testing, and deployment of all air-delivered weapons. Two of the projects at Eglin include the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile and the HARM High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile. For more information click here