FORT SILL HOUSING: 15 ON-POST OPTIONS
By Kevin Lankes
IntroductionWelcome to Fort Sill. While it’s exciting to begin life in a new place, it’s also stressful. There are a lot of details to sift through and numerous things to cross off the list before you can settle in. Your first priority will be finding housing for yourself and your family, and this guide will help you achieve that goal. There are plenty of on post housing options to choose from at Fort Sill, and here you’ll find out which one might work for you.
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Fort Sill BAHBasic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is provided for you based on your rank and location. BAH is given if housing on post is not available and you are looking at living in the surrounding area. Even though there are great options for living at Fort Sill, there are just as many options in the civilian population. 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.
Fort Sill BarracksUnaccompanied Housing for soldiers rank E5 and below can be accessed by calling 1 (580)-442-4563 for barrack options. If you’re planning to live on post and don’t have a family you’re bringing along, this could be a great resource for you. Corvias Property Management is responsible for on-post housing. You can access their website here.
Fort Sill Housing OfficeFor help with any move, the housing office on post should be your first call. Their expertise will get you situated in no time. They can provide you with a list of available on-post options for living as well as any additional information you may need.
Fort Sill Housing Office4700 Mow-Way Road Fort Sill, OK 73503
Phone: 1 (580) 442-2813
Hours: Monday through Friday 0730-1600
Fort Sill Housing Options
Benefits of Living on the Installation• No commute or wait at the gate. • Convenient access to the commissary, exchange and recreation facilities. • No security deposit. • No credit check.
Features of Fort Riley Neighborhoods• Pet-friendly • Kitchens with all major appliances. • Washer and dryer connections. • 24-hour emergency maintenance service. • Five modern and conveniently located community centers. • Outdoor gathering and common areas. • Four luxury swimming pools.
Services of Corvias CommunitiesEach community center features staff offices, a club room, a media room, a fitness center, a playroom, locker rooms, meeting rooms, and an outdoor pool. Use of the community center amenities and pools are free to on-post families, regardless of which neighborhood you live in. • Lawn care. • Package acceptance. • Water, sewer, and average electricity and gas included. • Waste and (opt-in) recycling collection.
Corvias Family Housing at Fort SillFort Sill has family homes available for military families on post. There are several homes that provide a comfortable living environment with desirable amenities for you and your loved ones. To get started, contact Corvias Family Housing and apply. Corvias supplies plenty of amenities, including dishwashers, washers and dryers, central air, a playground, a fitness center, neighborhood community centers, and more. Contact the office to confirm what kind of amenities are included in the unit of your choice.
Corvias Family Housing5445 Greble Rd. Fort Sill, OK 73503
Phone: 1 (580) 581-2144
Note: Even though some villages may include all ranks, only certain units within that village may be available to certain ranks.
1. Buffalo Soldiers Acres
Ranks: E4-E9, O1-O3 Buffalo Soldiers Acres offers 1,700 square foot 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathroom floor plans. These are very spacious options for a full, happy family to continue to have all the room they need to stay happy with each other. These are pet friendly spaces as well. The pet policy at Corvias is very generous, demanding no deposit and no monthly fee to keep your furry friend a member of your new household. Hang out and fraternize with the neighbors at the Buffalo Soldiers Acres Community Center.
2. Geronimo Acres
Ranks: E4-E6 Geronimo Acres is similar to Buffalo Soldiers Acres, but with a slightly smaller floor plan of just over a thousand square feet. It’s cozier, with one less bathroom as well. But there’s still enough room for everyone to have their own space.
3. Academic Flats
Ranks: O1-O3 Academic Flats is a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom affair with 1,752 square feet of space. There’s a lot of room in here for a 2 bedroom, and some units may have a 3-season sunroom. The living room has plenty of space for entertaining, and the kitchen is more than serviceable.
4. Academic Heights
Ranks: E9, O1-O3 Academic Heights has a massive 3 bedrooms, 3 bathroom units that span 2,492 square feet. These are 2-story homes with 2 porches on either side of the ground floor. There’s a sunroom, a yard, and plenty of amenities. The biggest thing here is all the space you’ll have for the family and for entertaining guests.
5. The Cottages
Ranks: E4-E6 The Cottages offer a couple of floor plans, each around a thousand square feet. These are 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathroom units with a nice foyer and a huge porch in the back. There’s plenty of closet space and a nice kitchen with lots of available storage.
7. Medicine Bluff
Ranks: E4-E9 The units at Medicine Bluff are 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms. The floor plans here are 1,200 square feet. Like the rest, these units are pet friendly. They aren’t huge, but they use the space efficiently with plenty of room for storage.
8. Patriot Estates
Ranks: E4-E9, O4-O5 Units at Patriot Estates are 3 or 4 bedrooms and range from 1,500 to 2,000 square feet. Both the 3 and 4 bedroom types have 2.5 bathrooms. Generally, the higher the pay grade, the bigger the space. But with so many bedrooms, there’s enough room for everybody regardless of which type you get.
9. Henry Post Manor
Ranks: E9, O4-O5 Henry Post Manor offers 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom homes at 2,500 square feet. These are large homes with lots of room for families and storage.
Ranks: E4-E6, O4-O5 Plantation homes are 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom units. They hold 2,350 square feet of space, plenty for families out there looking for a home of their own on post.
11. Old Post Quadrangle
Ranks: O1-O3 Old Post Quadrangle has 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom homes that are just over 3,000 square feet. These huge homes are spacious enough for anything you might need, including whatever storage needs you and your family have. There’s plenty of room here for tons of furniture to make a home here your very own.
12. The Colony
Ranks: O4-O5 These 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom homes at the colony include a modest 1,603 square feet. There’s enough here for everyone, and the cozy charm of these units will keep you feeling like you’re coming home each and every day.
13. White Wolf
Ranks: E4-E9, O1-O3 White Wolf homes have 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. They hold an average of 1,200 square feet. These cozy units are just enough for close families who don’t need a lot of room to feel at home.
14. Craig Crossing
Ranks: E4-E6 The units at Craig Crossing are perfect for small families or the individual soldier looking to stretch their legs out. They have 2 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms and come in at just 900 square feet. But they have everything you’re going to need in terms of appliances and storage.
Ranks: E4-E6 Renegade units are very similar to those at Craig Crossing, except they come with an additional 100 square feet and a cooler name. They have the same 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathroom layout, but there’s more inside for spreading out.
ConclusionThere are many reasons to be excited about the housing options at Fort Sill. Fort Sill housing offers units from single-family homes, to 1-floor units for small families, to larger houses. Whatever your pay grade or marital status, there’s something for everyone on post, and plenty of amenities to keep your chores simple and your leisure time filled. From community centers to playgrounds, Fort Sill provides everything you’ll need to lead a comfortable life here.
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