By Chris La Porte


Welcome to your new home at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, located in Florida along the west bank of the St. Johns River. NAS Jacksonville is the largest Navy base in the Southeast Region and third largest in the United States with over 10,000 active service members. You will have ample sunshine here in one of the Navy’s finest and fastest growing installations. We hope this guide is a valuable resource for you as you settle into your new living arrangements in the NAS Jacksonville housing communities. You’ll find that your new home has many outdoor activities to enjoy with plenty of retail and dining options just off base that will provide entertainment year-round.

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NAS JAX Barracks

At NAS Jacksonville, unaccompanied housing is available to enlisted ranks E-1 to E-3 and E-4 with less than 4 years of service. For rank E-4 and up with more than 4 years of service, they may find housing in the local community. Under certain circumstances, more senior personnel may be eligible to live in unaccompanied housing. Any unaccompanied personnel reporting to NAS Jacksonville must report to the Housing Service Center. A private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens, and supplies required for comfortable living are provided to every unaccompanied personnel. Smoking is allowed only in designated areas, and there are no pets allowed in the barracks. The Unaccompanied Housing facilities strive to provide a personal residence that creates a comfortable, functional, and well-maintained home with a mission to take pride in the community.

NAS Jacksonville Unaccompanied Housing Division Office

Saratoga Avenue Bldg 822 NAS Jacksonville, FL 32212


1 (904) 542-8195

NAS Jacksonville Housing Office

The first thing you should do once you relocate to Naval Air Station Jacksonville is head to the Housing Office. There you will receive a warm welcome from a team of professionals looking to help take the stress out of relocating. You will get assistance here with all of your housing needs and any information you need on military relocation. The Housing Office provides services that will help you with referrals, relocation assistance, guidance for entering a lease agreement, and tenant-landlord disputes.

NAS Jacksonville Housing Office

Ballard St. Bldg. 960 Naval Air Station Jacksonville, FL 32212


1 (904) 542-2996

NAS Jacksonville Housing OfficeNAS Jacksonville Housing Options

NAS JAX (Jacksonville) Homes is a community situated on base leasing exclusively to active duty families stationed at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. We advise you to contact the Housing Management Office as soon as you know that you are moving to NAS Jacksonville. There, you will receive the latest information about privatized housing and help with the application process from the government housing team. You will also be informed about base-specific policies.

NAS Jacksonville Family Homes

Military Housing in Jacksonville, FL offers a wide variety of homes with floor plans with three, four, and five-bedroom options. Each rental home comes with its own set of amenities that include equipped kitchens, central heating and air conditioning, storage and closet space, master suite, washer/dryer connections, wood-style flooring, and ample outdoor space. The neighborhoods themselves are complete with their own amenities that include walking paths, pet-friendly communities, multiple playgrounds, and sports parks. You will also have easy access to NAS Jacksonville facilities. Lawn care services are provided to each rental home, along with curbside trash and recycling pick up. Be sure to check on resident activities and events within the community that occur year-round. NAS Jacksonville Homes has a pet-friendly pet policy for the furry members of the family. The policy includes large dogs with a two pet maximum in rentals with certain breed restrictions. Be sure to contact the leasing specialists to learn more details on the pet policy. Applying here is similar to living in the local community. You will sign a tenant lease agreement, typically for a one-year term. Your lease will include a military clause and a lease termination clause. Rent is paid by authorizing an allotment of your BAH that is paid directly to the property manager. If your family has school-aged children, the housing on base is within the Duval County Public Schools district. On board NAS Jacksonville is Venetia Elementary, J.E.B. Stuart Middle School, and Robert E. Lee High School. Bus transportation is provided.

NAS Jacksonville Homes Leasing and Community Management Office

960 Ballard Street Jacksonville, FL 32212


1(904) 908-0821


  • Monday and Tuesday:

    8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Wednesday:

    8:00 AM-7:00 PM
  • Thursday:

    8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Saturday:

    10:00 AM-4:00 PM
  • Sunday:

    12:00 PM-4:00 PM

1. Patriots Point


E1-E9, O1-O5 The homes in the Patriots Point neighborhood range from three to four bedrooms with two and a half baths. The amenities include a laundry room with a utility sink, master suite, screened-in porch and garage along with a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer connections, and ample closet and storage space.

2. River Oaks


E7-E9, O1-O7 The River Oaks neighborhood is located conveniently near the Jacksonville Golf Club and Officers Club. Here the homes have three, four, and five bedroom floor plans with outdoor entertaining space, laundry room, fireplace, and fully equipped kitchen.


We know that relocating can be stressful, but we hope this guide has given you a place to start while planning your move to your new base at NAS Jacksonville. We hope you enjoy your new adventure in Jacksonville, Florida, in one of the two neighborhoods the NAS Jacksonville Homes community has to offer. Always plan ahead and check availability based on rank and waiting lists through the NAS Jacksonville Housing Service.

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