by Bennett Leigh
Whether you just received orders for your next PCS or you have already transferred and are now in temporary housing, the decision of where to live at each duty station looms large.
When considering where to live there are a number of things to think about: the cost of housing, location and quality of schools, access to leisure activities or accommodations for family pets — and these are just the tip of the iceberg!
Housing options for military personnel and military families have changed over the years. See above image for the five different housing options, with observations that can help you with your choice
Check with your installation’s housing office for help with temporary housing and to apply for housing allowances. Visit www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil to find your new installation’s housing office.