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Fort Shafter Housing: 19 On-Base Options (2022 Edition)
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Fort Shafter Housing: 19 On-Base Options (2022 Edition)

Introduction

Aloha! Can you believe that you’re lucky enough to get orders for Fort Shafter in Hawaii? Now that you’ve received your orders for one of the most sought-after installations, you may be stressing about finding a place to live, especially one that’s affordable. House hunting under any conditions can be overwhelming, but it’s amplified when you’re moving to somewhere you’ve probably never been before and you don’t have a lot of time to do research for yourself. We’ve put together this useful guide to help you find out about all the best housing options available for you on and around Fort Shafter in beautiful Hawaii.

BAH Fort Shafter

BAH Fort Shafter 

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 Shafter Barracks

For single Soldiers with a pay grade of E5 or below, contact Unaccompanied Personnel Housing at 1 (808) 655-7390 or 1 (808) 655-7690 for information about living in the barracks at Fort Shafter.

Unaccompanied Housing
215 Duck Road
Bldg. 950
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (808) 655-7390

Note: Most services for Fort Shafter, including the Unaccompanied Housing office, are at Schofield Barracks, roughly 20 miles from Fort Shafter.

Fort Shafter Housing Services Office

Fort Shafter Housing Services Office

The Housing Service Center should be your first stop. This office offers relocation services and personalized housing services for military personnel and their families as they get settled into their new surroundings.

Fort Shafter Housing Service Center
215 Duck Road
Bldg. 950
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (808) 655-3073

The Housing Service Center provides housing support for all military families and unaccompanied personnel moving to or departing from Hawaii. In addition to U.S. Army personnel at Fort Shafter, the center also provides housing assistance to service members assigned to Schofield Barracks. The goal is to help service members — either unaccompanied or those with families — locate suitable, affordable and safe housing.

Fort Shafter Housing Options

Benefits of Living in Fort Shafter Housing

  • No commute or wait at the gate (for communities on post).
  • Convenient access to the commissary, exchange and recreation facilities.
  • No security deposit.
  • No credit check.

Features of Oahu Neighborhoods

  • Kitchens with all major appliances.
  • Washer and dryer connections.
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance service.
  • Gated communities.
  • Dog parks and playgrounds.
  • Modern and conveniently located community centers.
  • Outdoor gathering and common areas.

Note: While many Oahu neighborhoods are pet friendly, it is difficult to bring your pet to Oahu from the mainland. Please see animal quarantine information here.

Island Palm Communities Housing Options 

Island Palm Communities offers a variety of apartments and single family homes on and off post for enlisted service personnel stationed at Fort Shafter, Schofield Barracks, Aliamanu Military Reservation, Helemano Military Reservation, Red Hill, Wheeler Army Airfield and Tripler Army Medical Center. Privatized housing boasts nearly 20 neighborhoods with many benefits and amenities.

Residents in Fort Shafter Family Homes can enjoy the convenience of on-site management and maintenance, business centers and a calendar full of resident activities and events.

Because housing is spread throughout the island of Oahu, school-age children living in Fort Shafter Family Homes must attend schools associated with their address. Many public schools close to Island Palm housing locations belong to the Honolulu District.

Applying for post housing is easy, but don’t hesitate to call 1 (877) 487-4323 if you have questions.

Island Palm Communities
North Regional Office
215 Duck Road
Schofield Barracks, HI 96857
Phone: 1 (877) 487-4323

Hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 0800 to 1700
  • Tuesday and Thursday – 0700 to 1800
  • Saturday – 1000 to 1400
  • Sunday – closed

Fort Shafter On-Post Housing Options

1. Fort Shafter Townhomes

Ranks: O1-O3

Enjoy these new, four-bedroom two-story townhomes that feature app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks, and eco-friendly LED lighting. The townhomes also include an attached garage, covered lanai and plenty of storage space throughout more than 2,200 square feet.

2. Fort Shafter Homes

Ranks: E1-E6, O1-O6

These new three- and four-bedroom, two-story homes feature app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks and eco-friendly LED lighting throughout its nearly 1,700-2,400 square feet of space.

Fort Shafter Off-Post Housing Options

1. Aliamanu Homes

Ranks: E1-E6

These new three-bedroom, two-story homes feature app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks and eco-friendly LED lighting throughout its nearly 1,700 square feet of space.

2. Helemano Apartments

Ranks: E1-E6, Reservists

Enjoy modern two-bedroom apartment homes that feature app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks, and eco-friendly LED lighting.

3. Helemano Combo Apartments

Ranks: E1-E6, Reservists

Enjoy one-level living in these five bedroom, two bathroom combo apartment homes that feature app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks, and eco-friendly LED lighting.

4. Helemano Townhomes

Ranks: E1-E5

Enjoy modern two- and three-bedroom, two-story townhomes featuring app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks, and eco-friendly LED lighting.

5. Helemano Duplex Townhomes

Ranks: E1-E9, O1-O3

These attached duplex townhomes offer options between four and five bedrooms, with two full bathrooms and a half bath spread across 2,000-2,300 square feet. Plenty of storage and spacious rooms are found throughout.

6. Helemano Homes

Ranks: E1-E6

These new three-bedroom, two-story homes feature app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks and eco-friendly LED lighting throughout its nearly 1,700 square feet of space.

7. Red Hill Homes

Ranks: E1-E9, O1-O6

These new three-bedroom, two-story homes feature app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks and eco-friendly LED lighting throughout its nearly 1,700 square feet of space.

8. Schofield Barracks Apartments

Ranks: E1-E6, Reservists

These modern two-bedroom apartment homes feature app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks, and eco-friendly LED lighting throughout its nearly 1,000 square feet of space.

9. Schofield Barracks Townhomes

Ranks: E1-E6

These modern two- and three-bedroom two-story townhomes have modern luxuries for its residents. Enjoy an attached garage, living/dining room and family room on one level with plenty of storage throughout.

10. Schofield Barracks Duplex Townhomes

Ranks: E1-E6

These attached duplex townhomes offer options between four and five bedrooms, with two full bathrooms and a half bath spread across 2,000-2,300 square feet. Plenty of storage and spacious rooms are found throughout.

11. Schofield Barracks Legacy Townhomes

Ranks: E1-E6

These two-story townhomes offer nearly 1,300 square feet of living space with four bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a half bath. Step out to the covered lanai from the living room/dining room.

12. Schofield Barracks Homes

Ranks: E1-E6, O1-O9

These new two-story homes offer between three and five bedrooms. The homes include app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks and eco-friendly LED lighting throughout its nearly 1,700-2,500 square feet of space.

13. Schofield Barracks Historic Homes

Ranks: O4-O6

Find yourself home in paradise in this four bedroom, three bathroom historic, stucco-finished home at Schofield Barracks. The homes include modern conveniences and plenty of space.

14. Wheeler Army Airfield Duplex

Ranks: All active duty, retired military, DOD civilian personnel, Reservists, federal agency employees

Find yourself at home in paradise in this 2 bedroom, 1 bath historic, duplex home on Hawaii’s legendary Wheeler Army Airfield.

15. Wheeler Army Airfield Duplex Townhomes

Ranks: E1-E6

These attached duplex townhomes offer options between four and five bedrooms, with two full bathrooms and a half bath spread across 2,000-2,300 square feet. Plenty of storage and spacious rooms are found throughout.

16. Wheeler Army Airfield Homes

Ranks: E1-E6, O1-O6

These new two-story homes offer between three and five bedrooms. The homes include app-controlled central AC, high-efficiency showers and sinks and eco-friendly LED lighting throughout its nearly 1,700-2,500 square feet of space.

17. Wheeler Army Airfield Historic Homes

Ranks: O4-O6

Find yourself home in paradise in this four bedroom, three bathroom historic, stucco-finished home at Wheeler Army Airfield. The homes include modern conveniences and plenty of space.

Conclusion

While uprooting your life to move to a new place can be stressful, there are so many great housing options to be found near Fort Shafter. Depending on your rank and family’s needs, there’s sure to be a home that’s perfect for you in beautiful and sunny Hawaii. On-post housing is a hot commodity so start looking and put your name on the waiting list as soon as you can. We know you’ll enjoy living here in your new home!

Suggested Read: 17 Of the Best Things to Do Near Fort Shafter

 

Last Updated: 10/1/2021

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