EIELSON AFB HOUSING: ON-BASE OPTIONS
By Sean Bess
IntroductionWelcome to Eielson AFB located in beautiful Alaska! The base is about 26 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska, and only a 10 minute drive to Moose Creek, Alaska. You have received your orders, and what comes next is making all of the necessary arrangements for the big move to your new home. This process can leave a lot of people feeling overwhelmed and maybe even underprepared. That is exactly why we've put together the following guide. We hope that it gives you a better idea of what housing options to expect on Eielson AFB and provides you with all of the information you need so that you know exactly where you and your family will be settling in once you arrive.
Suggested Read:Eielson Air Force Base: In-Depth Welcome Center
Eielson AFB BAHYou can click here if you would like to look up your Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for other ZIP codes. This is a great tool to help you create a budget and guide you through your home search Also, to learn more about your military BAH rate, visit our in-depth guide here.
Eielson AFB BarracksAt Eielson AFB, unaccompanied housing is provided for unaccompanied Airmen in the ranks of E1, E2, E3 or E4. Each Airman will be provided with a private room for sleeping, some furnishings, bed linens and any supplies necessary for comfortable living. However, unaccompanied Airmen in the rank of E-5 and above will move into housing in the local community. Eielson AFB Unaccompanied Housing Office 354 CES/CEIHD 2334 Central Ave., Ste 100 Eielson AFB, AK 99702
Phone:1 (907) 377-2727
DSN Phone:1 (317) 377-2727
Eielson AFB Housing OfficeThe Military Housing Office will be happy to assist you with any housing-related needs as you prepare for life at Eielson AFB. The team is ready to help you familiarize yourself with the housing options and available services. Make sure to contact the Military Housing Office as soon as you know you are moving to Eielson AFB, and they will provide you with all of the necessary information and guidance you require before entering into any written lease or rental/sales contract for housing. Eielson AFB Housing Office 354 CES/CEIHH 663 Kodiak St. Eielson AFB, AK 99702
Phone: 1(907) 377-1840
Eielson Family HomesMilitary family housing at Eielson AFB is privatized. The owner, Corvias Property Management, is responsible for maintaining and managing the community neighborhoods. We advise you to contact the Housing Management Office as soon as you know that you are moving to Eielson AFB. This will ensure you receive all the necessary information about privatized housing, and the team at the office will help you with the application process from the government housing team. You will also be informed about base-specific policies. Applying here is similar to living in the local community. You will sign a tenant lease agreement, typically for a one-year term. Your lease will include a military clause and a lease termination clause. Rent is paid by authorizing an allotment of your BAH that is paid directly to the property manager.
Corvias Eielson AFBCorvias Property Management offers homes with floor plans ranging from two bedrooms to four bedrooms. Each neighborhood and home type comes with its own set of perks and amenities that will help ensure that every resident feels right at home. Each home type is also pet-friendly. However, it should be noted that exotic pets and certain aggressive dog breeds are not permitted. Corvias Property Management 663 Kodiak St. Eielson AFB, AK 99702
Phone:1 (800) 933-6553
Corvias Eielson AFB AmenitiesThe amenities that you can expect to enjoy while living at Eielson AFB vary depending on the neighborhood you choose on base, but each neighborhood will boast at least some of the following perks: award-winning customer service provided by the Corvias Property Management team, 24-hour responsive maintenance services, no security deposits, no credit checks, no hookup fees for any of your utilities, lawn care and snow removal included, curbside trash and recycling included, automatic rent payment by allotment, pet-friendly neighborhoods, a friendly on-site property management team, a variety of family support services, access control at gates for security, playgrounds, parks, walking trails, close proximity to on-base gyms and sports facilities, quick access tax-free shopping and military medical care, walking distance to great schools and childcare, free community events for residents, available home renovations, optional upgrades, a community center, a pool and a whole lot more. The available floor plans offered at Eielson AFB will vary depending on the neighborhood that you and your family settle down in, however, all of the homes will provide residents with at least some of the following conveniences: a dishwasher, garbage disposal, an oven, a stove, a refrigerator, a utility room, a laundry room, central air conditioning, a carbon monoxide detector, ceiling fans, a dining room, a walk-in closet, a garage with an automatic garage door, a front porch, a patio, cathedral ceilings, a basement and more. The various Eielson AFB communities offer active-duty personnel and their families plenty of open air options so that those living on base can take full advantage of the beautiful outdoors. As mentioned previously, the neighborhoods include parks and playgrounds, so residents can enjoy family outings without having to leave the safety and comfort of Eielson AFB. Hopefully, you will meet some of your new neighbors in the process!
ConclusionWe hope this guide will help to ease some of the anxiety that comes with moving, as well as answer most of your moving-related questions. Of course, relocating always presents unique challenges and hurdles, but the information provided in this guide should equip you with all of the information you need as you plan your move to your new posting at Eielson AFB. We are sure that you will enjoy your new adventure in Alaska in one of the great neighborhoods that Corvias Property Management has to offer. Remember to always plan ahead and check availability based on rank and waiting lists through the Eielson AFB Housing Office.
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