LAUGHLIN AFB HOUSING: 5 ON-BASE OPTIONS
By Sean Bess
IntroductionWelcome to Laughlin AFB located just outside Del Rio, Texas! Now that you’ve received your orders and are making plans for the big move to your new home, you may be stressing about finding the home and the neighborhood that will be the best fit for you. Looking for a home in a new area that’s unfamiliar can be overwhelming, and that is why we have put together the following guide to give you a better idea of what to expect at Laughlin AFB and hopefully give you a clearer picture of where you would like to settle in once you arrive.
Suggested Read:Laughlin Air Force Base: In-Depth Welcome Center
Texas 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.
Laughlin AFB BarracksAt Laughlin Air Force Base, unaccompanied housing is available for unaccompanied Airmen in the ranks of E-1 to E-3 and E-4 with less than 3 years of service. For more information, you can call 1 (830) 298-5213.
Laughlin Air Force Base Unaccompanied Member Housing419 Fourth Street Building 255 Laughlin AFB, TX 78843
Phone:1 (830) 298-5213
Laughlin AFB Housing OfficeThe Military Housing Office will be happy to assist you to prepare for your new adventure in the community of Laughlin AFB. The team is ready to help you familiarize yourself with the housing options and services available to you. When you first arrive at Laughlin AFB, you will need to visit the Military Housing Office 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.
Laughlin AFB Housing Office8550 Edwards Street Del Rio, TX 78840
Phone:1 (830) 298-5732
Laughlin AFB Housing OptionsMilitary family housing at Laughlin AFB is provided by Hunt Military Communities. There are five neighborhoods on the base with over 450 mid-century modern single-family homes. The five different communities offer a variety of features that will help you feel right at home, including playgrounds, tennis court, volleyball court, dog park, indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool, a fitness facility, a 9-hole golf course, a shooting range, walking path, community events, camping facility, gas station, bowling alley, a library, a sand volleyball court, and a whole lot more. The neighborhoods also include 24-hour maintenance services, brick and vinyl siding exteriors, central AC/heat, ceiling fans, private patios, stainless steel sinks, laminate countertops, washer/dryer hookups, carport, refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, blinds, landscaping services, and more. Laughlin AFB does allow certain pets with no pet deposit, but this is only available in certain neighborhoods and there is a limit of two pets per home. However, certain dog breeds and exotic animals are not permitted. Please make certain to disclose any pets upon your arrival or if you acquire a pet after moving in. For more information about homes and amenities at Laughlin AFB, visit the Hunt Military Communities website.
Laughlin AFB Family Housing8550 Edwards Street Del Rio, TX 78840
Phone:1 (830) 298-1701
1. Company Grade Officer
Eligible ranks:E01, E02, E03, E04, E05, E06, E07, E08, E09, O01, O02, O03, O04, O05, O06 The Company Grade Officer neighborhood boasts 2, 3, and 4 bedroom homes with beautiful shade trees, mature landscape, and walking paths. The homes in Company Grade Officer include at least some of the following amenities: open concept living/dining area, large family room that opens to a patio, a pantry, exterior storage area, separate sink/toilet area for hall bath and master bath, master suite with large walk-in closet, and more.
2. Field Grade Officer
Eligible ranks:E01, E02, E03, E04, E05, E06, E07, E08, E09, O01, O02, O03, O04, O05, O06 The Field Grade Officer neighborhood boasts 2, 3, and 4 bedroom homes. The homes in this neighborhood feature at least some of the following amenities: open concept living/dining with patio access, a kitchen that opens to the living area, built in bookshelves in the living area, a pantry, separate laundry area with washer/dryer hookups, private master bath, linen closets in both master and family baths, interior bulk storage area, a patio, an exterior storage area, and more.
3. Junior NCO
Eligible ranks:E01, E02, E03, E04, E05, E06, E07, E08, E09, O01, O02, O03, O04, O05, O06 The Junior NCO neighborhood boasts 2, 3, and 4 bedroom homes. The homes in this neighborhood feature at least some of the following amenities: open concept living area, a kitchen that opens to family/informal dining area with patio access, a pantry, laundry area with washer/dryer hookups, a private master suite, a private master bath, compartmented bathrooms with separate sink area, a patio, exterior storage area, and more.
4. Senior NCO
Eligible ranks:E07, E08, E09 The Senior NCO neighborhood boasts 2, 3, and 4 bedroom homes. The homes in this neighborhood feature at least some of the following amenities: a flex room, open concept living/dining opens to patio, galley kitchen that opens to the dining room, laundry room with washer/dryer hook-ups and closet, private master suite with large closet, private master bath has dual sinks, linen closet near family bath, secondary bedrooms with good sized closets, interior bulk storage area, a patio, exterior storage, and more.
5. Senior Officer Quarters
Eligible ranks:O06 The Senior Officer Quarters neighborhood boasts 2, 3, and 4 bedroom homes. The homes in this neighborhood feature at least some of the following amenities: open concept living/dining with a view through fireplace, living/dining room that opens onto a large patio, a separate family room opens to the kitchen, a large galley kitchen with ample countertops, extended countertop with bar seating, walk-in pantry, a separate laundry room with washer/dryer hook-ups, a folding area in the laundry room, garage access from the laundry room, private master suite with dual walk-in closets, private master bath with two sinks, a linen closet in family bath, secondary bedrooms with large closets, interior bulk storage area, multiple hall closets, attached two car garage with storage, a patio, and more.
ConclusionThe process of relocating is very often a stressful experience, but we hope that the information in this guide has provided you with useful tips and information that will assist you as you plan your move to your new posting at Laughlin AFB. We are sure that you will enjoy your new adventure at Laughlin AFB in one of the five great neighborhoods that Hunt Military Housing has to offer. Always plan ahead and check availability based on rank and waiting lists through the Laughlin AFB Housing Office.
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