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Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
Your BAH will be used in one of two ways. You can either rent on post or you can live off post. If you live off post, you can either rent or buy. Click Here for current BAH rates.
On Post Housing ( Rent On-Post )
You can contact the housing office at 907-384-3907. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on post housing to include wait times.
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Fort Richardson is home to the Alaskan Command, the Alaskan NORAD Region, and the Joint Task Force-Alaska as well as several base wing tenants. The main mission of Fort Richardson is to defend the Asia Pacific region by providing combat units ready for air power projection worldwide. Due to the Base Realignment and Closure initiative of 2005, the former United States Air Force Base Elmendorf was officially merged with United States Army Fort Richardson in 2010, forming Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Fort Richardson is also home to the Anchorage School District and the Ursa Major and Ursa Minor elementary schools. Students in middle school will attend classes in the nearby surrounding communities of Anchorage. Charter schools and home schooling are other options that are available. Special education services are also offered for children from age 3 to 21 that have disabilities. The Child Development Center at Fort Richardson offers facilities for over 200 children as well as full-time care for children from 6 weeks through 5 years. The center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and certified by the Department of the Army. Before and after school care as well a variety of daycare options are provided. For information on specific programs, contact the Central Registration Office at 36100 Grady Highway 600 or call 907-384-1068.
Military personnel are instructed to check in with the Housing Office located in Building 600, Room 104 on arrival. The housing office provides over 2000 Air Force homes on base for both Fort Richardson and Elmendorf Air Force Base residents. Waiting lists do exist for those looking for more than four bedrooms. Waits vary, but families may be on the list for up to 9 months depending on availability. Homes for sale and rent in Anchorage are also available but those properties that allow pets are limited. For Richardson has continued construction for family housing. Housing applications can be obtained from the housing office, Monday through Friday. Temporary Lodging is coordinated through the Billeting Office and can be reserved in advance by calling 907-384-5660. If arriving after hours, contact the Staff Duty NCO in Building 1. Fort Richardson Lodging provides over 90 rooms for temporary residents.