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Peterson AFB Housing: On Base Options (2021 Edition)
Peterson AFB Housing: On Base OptionsPeterson AFB Housing: On Base Options

Peterson AFB Housing: On Base Options (2021 Edition)


So you’ve been assigned orders to a new base, and now you’re looking for a place to live. House hunting in the military can be challenging, especially if you’re doing it from afar and don’t know much about the area you’re moving to next. Don’t worry! Read on and use this guide to learn more about the housing options available to you on base at Peterson AFB.

Suggested Read: Peterson AFB Colorado: In-Depth Welcome Center

Peterson AFB BAH

Peterson AFB BAH

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.

Peterson AFB Barracks

Unaccompanied personnel housing is for single or unaccompanied airmen in the ranks of E1 to E3 and E4 with less than 3 years of service. Unaccompanied personnel housing can be reached at 1 (719) 556-1409. If you’re planning to live on base and don’t have a family you’re bringing along, this could be a great resource for you. Visit Peterson AFB’s website for more information.

Peterson AFB Housing Office

Peterson AFB Housing Office

If you will not be living in the barracks at Peterson AFB, the Military Housing Office should be one of your first stops. This office offers relocation services and information and support for airmen and families as they move to their new base.

Peterson AFB Military Housing Office
Building 1098
650 McChord St.
Peterson AFB, CO 80914
Phone: 1 (719) 556-4777

Peterson AFB Housing Options

Peterson AFB Military Housing

At Peterson AFB, military family housing is privatized. In addition to your option to purchase and rent housing in the local community, you may choose to live in privatized housing by signing a tenant lease agreement with Tierra Vista Communities, which owns the family housing and is responsible for constructing, maintaining, repairing, and managing the community.

Peterson AFB’s military family housing offers two-, three-, and four-bedroom single-family homes, duplexes, and townhomes. The community’s 669 homes offer access to the neighborhood’s community fitness center, a splash park, playgrounds, a dog park, and more. Monthly resident events give you a chance to learn more about the neighborhood and your new home.
School-age children living in Peterson AFB military housing attend schools in Colorado Springs School District 11.

For more information on schools at and around Peterson AFB, check out our in-depth guide here.

Applying for on-base housing is easy, but don’t hesitate to contact the Tierra Vista Communities Welcome Home Center if you have questions.

Welcome Home Center
650 McChord St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
Phone: 1 (888) 718-7234

Note: Peterson AFB military housing at Tierra Vista Communities is available for active-duty service members.

Benefits of Living in Base Housing

  • No application fees.
  • No credit checks.
  • No security deposit.
  • No commute or wait at the gate.
  • Convenient access to the commissary, exchange, and base recreation facilities.

Base Housing Features and Amenities

  • Pet-friendly.
  • All major kitchen appliances included.
  • Washer and dryer connections.
  • Water, sewer, and average electricity and gas included.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Fenced backyards.
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance service.
  • Lawn care.
  • Waste and (opt-in) recycling collection.

Features of Peterson AFB Neighborhoods

  • Community center with workout room.
  • Club house with multipurpose rooms that can be reserved for private parties and events (at no charge).
  • Internet cafe.
  • TV lounge.
  • Splash park.
  • 11 playgrounds.
  • Garden the Dogs dog park.
  • Access to sports fields.


Moving to a new place can be stressful, but there are plenty of great housing options at Peterson AFB. You’re sure to find the ideal housing for you and your family’s needs. Housing on base is limited, so be sure to connect with the Military Housing Office as soon as you receive your orders to Peterson AFB. This office can provide important information on base housing availability and possible waitlists for housing. We hope you find Peterson AFB is soon home sweet home.

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