By Tracy Fuga


Are you ready to embark on your next adventure at Cannon Air Force Base, home of the 27th Special Operations Wing? Now that you’ve received your orders and will be moving to eastern New Mexico, you may be stressing about finding a place to live. House hunting under any conditions can be overwhelming but it’s amplified when you’re moving somewhere you’ve probably never been before. We’ve put together this guide to help you find out about the Cannon AFB housing options available on base.

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Cannon BAH Rates

You can follow this link to look up your Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for your rank and zip code. This will help you create your budget and guide your home search. To learn more about what goes into your military BAH rate, visit our in-depth guide here.

Cannon AFB Barracks

Unaccompanied Personnel housing is for single or unaccompanied Airmen in the ranks of E1 to E3 and E4 with less than three years of service. Unaccompanied members connected to Cannon Air Force Base are housed on base. The office can be reached by calling 1 (575) 784-4230. Cannon AFB Housing Office

Cannon AFB Housing Office

The Housing Management Office should be your first stop. This office offers relocation services and information and support for Airmen and their families as they get settled into their new surroundings.

Cannon Air Force Base Housing Management Office

401 James Boatwright Blvd. Cannon AFB, NM 88101


1 (575) 904-5463 Cannon AFB Housing Options

Cannon AFB Housing Options

For families and those with a higher rank, you can contact Balfour Beatty Communities at 1 (575) 784-7141 to check the availability of privatized housing for your rank and family size.

Cannon Air Force Base Family Homes

Balfour Beatty Communities has a wide variety of homes to choose from, with floor plans that range from two to four bedrooms, across five neighborhoods. On-base housing boasts pet-friendly neighborhoods with amenities like playgrounds, swimming pools, sports fields, tennis and volleyball courts, splash parks, and a community center with fitness and playrooms. Residents in Cannon AFB Family Homes can enjoy the convenience of on-site management and maintenance, curbside trash and recycling pick-up, lawn care services, and a calendar full of resident activities and events. School-age children living in Cannon AFB Family Homes will enroll and attend schools in either the Clovis Municipal School District or Portales Municipal Schools. These are not Department of Defense schools; they’re part of the school districts in nearby Curry and Roosevelt counties. Applying for on-base housing is easy, but don’t hesitate to call a leasing specialist at 1 (575) 784-7141 if you have questions.

Cannon AFB Family Homes

410 James Boatwright Blvd. Cannon AFB, NM 88101


1 (575) 784-7141


  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday -

    0800 to 1700
  • Wednesday -

    0800 to 1900
  • Saturday

    - 1000 to 1600
  • Sunday -

    1200 to 1600

1. Air Commando Village


E7-E8, O1-O5 Air Commando Village’s three-bedroom and four-bedroom homes feature a variety of amenities, including a master suite, exterior storage and garage. Residents in this neighborhood enjoy easy access to multiple playgrounds and basketball courts, as well as the on-base fitness center, movie theater and restaurants located just minutes away.

2. Chavez North


E1-E6 The three-bedroom and four-bedroom homes in the Chavez North neighborhood are outfitted with a fully equipped kitchen, master suite, fenced-in backyard, patio and garage. Located on the northern edge of the base, residents in Chavez North enjoy a variety of playgrounds and parks — including a dog park — as well as close proximity to the community center where you will find basketball and sand volleyball courts as well as the community pool.

3. Chavez South


E1-E6 Chavez South offers three-bedroom and four-bedroom homes with exceptional amenities such as garage, fenced-in backyard and outdoor lounge space. This neighborhood is near the community center and Chavez Child Development Center.

4. Chavez West


E1-E6 The Chavez West neighborhood is conveniently located close to the community center, where you’ll find a variety of sports courts and fields, a fitness room and sparkling pool. The neighborhood also offers multiple playgrounds and tennis courts. Homes in Chavez West are available in two, three and four-bedroom floor plans with amenities that include a fenced-in backyard, fully equipped kitchen, garage and patio.

5. Joe Cannon North


O4-O5 The Joe Cannon North neighborhood is located just minutes from the Base Exchange, commissary, bowling alley, library and more. The neighborhood offers three and four-bedroom homes with ample closets and storage space, a fully equipped kitchen, master suite, garage and patio. Residents also enjoy easy access to multiple playgrounds and sport courts and fields.


While moving to a new place can be stressful, there are so many great housing options to be found on-base in Cannon Air Force Base. Depending on your rank and family’s needs, there’s sure to be a home that’s perfect for you. Make sure to start looking for housing as soon as you can as housing is limited. Check availability based on rank and waiting lists through the above information or by contacting the Cannon AFB Housing Management Office. We hope you enjoy your new home!

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