By Will Borger


Welcome to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio! Now that you’ve received your orders and are preparing to depart on your next adventure, you’re probably thinking about finding a good place to settle. House hunting can be tedious and even a little overwhelming, so we’ve compiled a guide to help you find a starting point and give you an idea about your choices for on-base housing on Wright-Patterson AFB.

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Wright-Patterson AFB: In-Depth Welcome Center

Wright-Patterson 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.

Wright-Patterson AFB Barracks

UH is provided for unaccompanied Airmen in the ranks of E-1 to E-3 and E-4 with less than 3 years of service. Each Airman is provided a private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and supplies required for comfortable living. (Room arrangements may vary depending on location). Unaccompanied Airmen in the rank of E-4 with greater than 3 years of service and above will move into housing in the local community. The permanent party UH campus at Wright-Patterson AFB consists of 5 buildings for Permanent Party Airmen (406 rooms) and 1 building for Pipeline Students. Amenities include the dining facility and running track centrally located within the dorm campus. UH is a short walk to the Jarvis Gym, Library, Post Office, Commissary, BX, Theater, Airman's Center, Bowling Alley and more.

Wright-Patterson AFB Unaccompanied Housing

5571 Hemlock Street WPAFB, OH 45433


1 (937) 257-0377


Monday through Sunday 0700 - 1630 Wright-Patterson AFB Military Housing Office

Wright-Patterson AFB Government Housing Office

Wright-Patterson’s government housing inventory consists of 100 three and four bedroom Officer and General Officer's units. Housing amenities include private fenced yards with a patio and single detached garages. Many of the units at the Brick Quarters are designated for Key and Essential personnel. Occupants may only have two pets. Applications can be submitted online through HEAT (Housing Early Assistance Tool). Applications can also be submitted upon arrival during your first visit to the MHO. MHO staff will be able to assist in the completion of the application and will review PCS orders and housing options with you. For walk-in applications, as long as you apply for government housing within 30 days of arrival, you will be placed on the waiting list effective the date you departed from your previous installation. After 30 days, the application date will be the date of the walk-in. Properties are adjacent to The Club, swimming pool, Dodge Gym, tennis court. Properties are also a short walk from the medical center.

Wright-Patterson AFB Government Housing Office

88 CEG/CEIH 1450 Littrell Road Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433


1 (937) 257-6547


Monday through Friday 0730 - 1630

Wright-Patterson AFB Military Housing Office

The Military Housing Office should be your first point of contact when you get to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, whether you’re going to live on or off the installation. Contact the MHO as soon as you know you are moving to Wright Patterson Air Force Base. When you arrive at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, you must visit the MHO to receive counseling and guidance before entering into any written lease or rental/sales contract for housing. The MHO provides a number of services and is more than capable of answering questions or offering guidance.

Wright-Patterson AFB Military Housing Office

88 CEG/CEIH 1450 Littrell Road Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433


: 1 (919) 722-0362


Monday through Friday 0730 - 1630 Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Housing Options

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Housing Options

Wright-Field at Wright Patterson Air Force Base

On-base housing at Wright Patterson Air Force Base is privatized through The Wright Field Development Company. Corvias is responsible for maintaining, repairing and managing the community. Click here to browse their communities at Wright-Patterson AFB, each of which offers its own floor plans and amenities. Homes range from 2-4 bedrooms and come in a wide variety of styles, with floor plans ranging from 1070 square feet to 2028 square feet. All floor plans feature between 1-2.5 baths. There are two neighborhoods available: The Woods and The Prairies.

The Properties at Wright Field Housing Office

5924 Hickam Drive Dayton, OH 45431


: 1 (937) 253-6009


  • Monday through Friday:

    0900 - 1800
  • Saturdays:

  • Sundays:

    By appointment


Even though some neighborhoods may be available to all ranks, only certain homes within that neighborhood may be available to certain ranks.

1. The Woods

The Woods is a collection of duplex-style and single-family homes situated in a park-like setting with rolling hills and mature landscape. Homes feature fully-equipped kitchens, full-size washer/dryer connections, large yards, private driveways, and attached garages. Community amenities include a stocked fishing pond, Bark Park, Frisbee golf course, lighted basketball and tennis courts, jogging trails, and more than 40 playgrounds. There’s also a 3,200 sq. ft. community center.

2. The Prairies

The Prairies feature a variety of housing options including Legacy Homes, Contemporary Townhomes, and Single-Family Homes. The Legacy collection offers spacious, versatile floor plans with large living areas and abundant storage spaces. These homes are situated in a unique courtyard setting with private patios, detached garages and exterior storage. Contemporary homes feature open layouts with vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, attached garages, and large backyards.

Wright-Patterson AFB Housing Amenities

  • 41 Spacious Floor Plans
  • Customer-Oriented Office Staff
  • 24-Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Attached/Detached Garages
  • Fully-Furnished Clubhouse
  • Picnic Pavilions
  • Outdoor Cooking Areas
  • Gas Fire Pits
  • Lighted Walking/Jogging Trails
  • Self-Help Store
  • Paid Referral Program
  • Renewal Bonus Incentives
  • All Large Kitchen Appliances
  • 24-Hour Security Forces Patrol
  • DoD Rates For Utilities
  • 100+ Years Experienced Maintenance
  • Within Minutes of Furthest Base Distance
  • WPAFB Amenities In Community:
    • Chapel 3
    • Wright Care CDC
    • Youth Activities Center
    • The Prairies Pool**
  • Stocked Fishing Pond
  • Over 40 Tot Lots
  • Lighted Basketball/Tennis Courts
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Two Bark Parks
  • Pet Friendly Community
  • Newsletters
  • Full-Size Washer/Dryer Connections
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Resident Activities


Planning your move ahead of time can make a huge difference. Wright Patterson Air Force Base has a number of housing options available for those living on-base. Sorting through them and finding the right one will take time, but we hope this guide will help you narrow down your options. Be sure to check availability based on rank and to contact the Military Housing Office for guidance when you start your search. With a little luck, you’ll soon be settled in and enjoying your new home.

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