POINT LOMA NAVAL BASE HOUSING: 7 ON-BASE OPTIONS
By Chris Walker
IntroductionWelcome to Naval Base Point Loma , located just on the north end of the beautiful San Diego Bay. The area is lovely and has access to a lot that San Diego has to offer from beaches to SeaWorld to downtown. As part of the great San Diego Naval Complex, you’ll have access to housing all around the area. If you decide that the time isn’t right to buy a house or you’re not ready financially, on-base housing is a great option. This guide will help you figure out your on-base housing options on Point Loma Naval Base to get you started.
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Naval Base Point Loma BAHBasic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is provided for your base based on your rank and location. BAH is given if housing on-base is not available and you are looking at living in the surrounding area. The calculator below will help you figure out your BAH for your rank, time in service, and duty station. 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.
Naval Base Point Loma BarracksUnaccompanied personnel can find housing through the Unaccompanied Housing office. Unaccompanied personnel in the ranks of E1-E3 and E4’s with fewer than four years’ service are eligible for unaccompanied housing. Each Sailor is provided with a private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and cleaning supplies. Unaccompanied is located on all the San Diego Metro Navy installations, housing approximately 8,540 personnel across 50 buildings. Your assignment will depend on your exact duty location and unit/ship assigned. Resident advisors and geographic bachelors may also apply to stay on base depending on availability.
Point Loma Main Naval Base Unaccompanied Housing140 Sylvester St NBPL Main Base San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 1 (619) 553-7530
Hours: Monday through Friday 0700-1630
NB Point Loma Harbor Drive Annex32444 Echo Ln. NBPL, Harbor Dr Annex San Diego, CA 92147
Phone: 1 (619) 524-1597
Hours: Monday through Friday 0700-1800
Naval Base Point Loma Housing OfficeTo apply for Naval Base San Diego family housing, contact the Military Housing Service Center as soon as you receive your orders to Point Loma Naval Base. The MHSC team can inform you of the process and notify you of current wait times for housing, if any. For any other information, both accompanied or unaccompanied, on-base or off-base housing, you can check out the Navy’s housing website here. Housing on-base is a public-private partnership with Liberty Military Housing. The Navy manages your housing application and the waitlist. The Privatized Managing Partner manages the lease signing, property management, and meeting the residents’ needs.
Point Loma Naval Base Military Housing Service CenterBldg 3544 2625 LeHardy St Naval Base San Diego, CA 92136
Phone: 1 (619) 556-8443
Hours: Monday through Friday: 0800-1700
Naval Base Point Loma Housing OptionsThere are a whopping 40 distinct neighborhoods for personnel assigned to Point Loma that exist within the San Diego Metro Navy Installations complex. However, there are only 7 options located on-base. Each community features various floor plans and amenities. Be aware that some neighborhoods and floor plans are only available to personnel who meet rank minimum rank requirements. A full list with rank requirements, floor plans, and details can be found here.
Point Loma Naval Base Housing AmenitiesCommunity amenities include:
- On-site management and maintenance
- Basketball, tennis and volleyball courts
- Community center with indoor playground
- Covered pavilions
- Curbside trash and recycling pick-up
- Dog park
- Fitness Center
- Lawn care services
- Multipurpose courts
- Pet friendly
- Playgrounds and tot lots
- Recreation trails
- Resident activities and events
- Sand volleyball courts
- Splash parks
Note: Even though some neighborhoods may include all ranks, only certain units within that neighborhood may be available to certain ranks.
Point Loma Naval Base On-Base Housing Options
1. Miramar Capeharts East
Ranks: E6 - E9
2. Miramar Capeharts West
Ranks: W1 - O5
3. Miramar Milcon
Ranks: E1 - E9
4. Miramar PQ
Ranks: E1 - E6
5. Miramar Townhomes
Ranks: E1 - E9
6. NAS North Island
Ranks: E1 - E9, W1-O5
7. Naval Amphibious Base
ConclusionThere is an abundance of housing options for both on and off base at Point Loma Naval Base. Personnel stationed at Point Loma should contact the Military Housing Service Center whether they are intending to take advantage of base housing or not. The MHSC can help you house or apartment hunt even if you aren’t using base options. Welcome to beautiful San Diego!
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