What You Need to Know About Applying to Military Housing
February 27, 2018
Are you (or is someone you know) thinking of applying to military housing? There are a lot of reasons why military housing is a great option for service members and their families — you don't have to pay the deposit or go through the credit checks of civilian housing, just to start. Here are some other facts and requirements you should know about military housing.
- Some perks of living at Lincoln Military Housing include:
- Rental costs conveniently paid through the allotment system (includes up to $10,000 in Personal Property Contents Coverage)
- Average utilities included in rent
- Access to recreation centers, gyms and pools
- Community events
- In order to apply you'll need:Housing application cover sheet
- Housing application form, DD1746
- Current orders
- Copy of your page 2, DD93, or DD1172 (Army)
- Government issued ID for all applicants over 18
- You may also need:
- DA 31 (Army)
- Live-in aid is approval by the HA
- Power of Attorney
- Exceptional Family Member paperwork
- Current End of Month LES
Pregnant women must provide a medical pregnancy statement supplied by a physician. The term of pregnancy to qualify for a larger home varies from Installation to Installation.
Those who share custody of dependent children must provide proof of legal custody (final decree documents) specifically stating that they are entitled to custody for at least 6 consecutive months a year in order to have dependents considered for eligibility.