JB San Antonio, TX Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) gives active service members two options for housing; living on post or finding a home off-post within the community.

    Once you have orders to move, contact the Housing Management Office (HMO). They can answer all of your housing questions and provide services such as referrals, resolving tenant-landlord disputes, and guidance for entering lease agreements.

    Joint Base San Antonio On Post Housing

    Single Soldiers with a pay grade of E5 or below and Single Airmen ranked E1-E4 with under 3 years of service are required to live on-base in the barracks. Contact your base's Unaccompanied Housing Office for assistance.

    On-base housing for JB San Antonio is privatized and unique to each base. These communities provide a variety of homes in all different sizes and styles, based on your pay grade/rank and family size. Click on the Family Housing link for your base to read more about their home and neighborhood amenities.

    JB San Antonio, TX Off Base Housing

    426 Laramie 3 Bed / 2 Bath / 1,700 Sq.Ft. / $1,745 | Home for Rent 2.2 miles from Winans (Sam Houston) Gate

    136 Running Brook 4 Bed / 2.5 Bath / 2,200 Sq.Ft. / $1,800 | Home for Rent 3.9 miles from East (Randolph) Gate

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    Surrounding Areas
    Joint Base San Antonio is surrounded by the city of San Antonio - there is a lot of housing nearby, and at a very reasonable price, considering this is the second largest city in Texas and one of the ten largest in the USA. San Antonio has about 1.3 million people, with three Air Force bases and three Army facilities, combined into Joint Base San Antonio in separate physical sites. It is about 19 minutes from downtown San Antonio to Lackland but there is generally housing nearby. This is Military City, USA, and local landlords should be familiar with the realities of leasing to military personnel. The cities near JB San Antonio are: San Antonio, Castroville, Devine, Natalia, and Boerne, Universal City, Live Oak, Marion, and New Braunfels.

    About the Installation
    Joint Base San Antonio is a joint base under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force 502nd Air Base Wing, Air Education and Training Command. Joint Base San Antonio was formed when Fort San Houston was combined with Randolph and Lackland Air Force Bases in 2010 as a result of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Initiative. Fort Sam Houston's primary mission is to serve as a medical training and support post and to support soldiers deployed worldwide with contingency operations. Lackland AFB offers security forces, communications and infrastructure support for the 802nd Mission Support Group. Randolph AFB is home to more than 30 Department of Defense units which include the Air Education and Training Command, the Air Force Personnel Center, and the 12th Flying Training Wing. For more information click here