By MyBaseGuide Staff Member

Family and Unaccompanied Housing

Welcome to Naval Support Actvity Mechanicsburg, PA

Our mission is to provide housing support for all families and unaccompanied personnel assigned to NSA Mechanicsburg. Our goal is to help our customers locate suitable and affordable housing whether they are accompanied or unaccompanied, or a military family member.

Housing Options include: 

  • Privatized Housing
  • Services to Assist Customers to Locate Off-Base Housing.

Housing Service Center (HSC) team assists with the following:

  • Housing Referral Services to assist you locate Suitable and Affordable community housing
  • Leased or Privatized Housing
  • Applying for Privatized Housing

Contact NSA Mechanicburg Housing Service Center mech.cnrma.housing@navy.mil to get started with your housing needs.

Housing Service Center (HSC)

The Housing Service Center (HSC) is dedicated and trained professionals prepared to help you with all of your housing needs from finding the right permanent housing accommodations from time of arrival to the new installation, to time of departure that will help you to settle at your PCS location. 




  • Housing FAQ 
  • Temporary Housing/Lodging - NGIS/Navy Lodge not offered at this location. 
  • To Receive a "Welcome Package" or learn more about other move related support services -  Contact HSC

Housing Service Center

Family & Community Housing

Naval Support Activity
Housing Service Center, Code 09M32 
5450 Carlisle Pike, PO Box 2020 
Mechanicsburg, PA  17055
Hours of Operation:  0700-1600

DSN: 430-2900, Fax: 430-5370

Commercial: (717) 605-2900, Fax: (717) 605-5370

Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH)

Not applicable at this location.  Please see Family and Unaccompanied Privatized Housing.

Direction to the Housing Service Center.  

Navy Housing Service Center (HCS) will support you during your PCS process and in addition HCS offers different services, whether you and your family are newly arriving or departing. Customers receive an array of housing assistance to simplify your move.

Services include the following:

  • Telephones, photocopy, and facsimile machines are available without charge. 
  • Counseling for special needs.
  • Lease and purchase agreement counseling.
  • Limited available rental property list from various civilian resources.
  • Maintain a current privatized housing wait list.
  • Process privatized housing applications and verify eligibility.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) housing check-in.

Other Housing Services:


  • Landlord/Tenant dispute resolution?
  • Real Estate Listing Services (Local newspapers available for review)?
  • Lease/Contract review?

The Navy Housing Service Center (HSC) will help you find off-base private sector rental housing in a community suitable and affordable within your BAH. At NSA Mechanicsburg HSC has a wide community housing network available to find your new home so we are ready to work with you and your family.

NSA Mechanicsburg is located in the southern central portion of Pennsylvania in Cumberland County just southeast of the state Capital, Harrisburg and Harrisburg International Airport is approximately 18 miles to the southeast.  Central Pennsylvania enjoys four distinct seasons.  There are a lot of local attractions/history in the area and is within 2-3 hours drive to major cities.  

The HSC maintains the private sector rental housing information and we have direct access to a variety rental listings. A representative sustains a range of rental listings which includes styles of homes, square footage, and prices in the area.

Come to the HSC office to view rental listings in the area.


Privatized Housing for Families

Our Housing Service Center (HSC) experts are ready to assist all families assigned to NSA Mechanicsburg to find suitable and affordable housing.   HSC will place you in Leased, Privatized housing managed by Lincoln Military Housing or support you with finding a place to live in the community.

Privatized Housing

NSA Mechanicsburg has partnered with Lincoln Military Housing www.lincolnmilitary.com to offer you and your family outstanding housing choices.

  • Currently, the neighborhood is being redeveloped, with complete demolition and rebuild.  The 31 new single family homes will be available spring 2012.  
  • All privatized homes will be located in the Antrim Drive Site. 
  • The homes have a mixture of 3/4 bedroom homes.
  • Contact the HSC to receive the most accurate projection waiting period for a home. 


Navy manages:

  • The application of housing
  • The waiting list

Privatized Partner manages:

  • Arranges the Rental Leases and assignment 
  • Is responsible for all property management 
  • Meeting all of the resident needs. 

Need more information, go to partner’s website www.lincolnmilitary.com, it includes contact information, pictures, floor plans and specific information regarding PPV housing on NSA Mechanicsburg.

To apply for privatized family housing you will need to

submit an application with the information described below

. Unaccompanied personnel are eligible to apply for housing however they are a lower priority than families.

  • You must check into housing within 30 days of arrival to secure full local move benefits.

Qualification for Military Family Housing:

Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, United States Coast Guard and National Guard members are eligible

In order to apply, you are required to have the following:

1.     DD Form 1746 (Application for Assignment to Housing).  DD Form 1746 

2.     A copy of orders showing your detachment dates.

3.     Certification of bona fide family members. Examples of acceptable forms of documentation are the USN-Emergency Data application (Page 2); USMC NAVMC 10922; USA & USAF- DD Form 93; USCG- 4170.

4.     Sex Offender Form.  Form

5.     Eligibility is determined by your pay grade and the number of dependents who will reside in the home six (6) consecutive months out of the year.

6.     Application may be made in person or submitted by mail, fax or email. Those not submitted in person must be confirmed within 30 days of reporting.

7.     Full resident guidelines, including the pet policy for PPV housing on NSA Mechanicsburg are also available on Lincoln Military Housing website www.lincolnmilitary.com.




Community Housing for Families

Our Housing Service Center (HSC) experts are ready to assist all families assigned to NSA Mechanicsburg to find suitable and affordable housing.   HSC will place you in Leased, Privatized housing managed by Lincoln Military Housing or support you with finding a place to live in the community.




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