Dover AFB, DE Housing and Relocation Information
Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
Your BAH will be used either to rent on base or live off base. If you live off base, you can rent or buy. Click the link above for current BAH rates.
On Base Housing ( Rent On Base )
You can contact the housing office at (302) 678-3603. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on base housing including wait times.
You can choose to rent off base if you wish. Check our database for available single-family homes. For off post housing, the surrounding communities offer homes for rent and purchase.
Apartments for Rent around the Dover AFB area
The communities around this installation are Dover, Smyrna, Clayton, Wyoming, Camden, Magnolia, Milford, Harrington, Townsend, Felton and Middletown.
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Dover Air Force Base is home to the largest military mortuary in the Department of Defense, and is home to the 436th Airlift Wing. Dover is home to the oldest air traffic tower currently in use in the United States Air Force. It is near Dover, Delaware.
Dover, Delaware, is the state's capital and a fairly small city. The area is largely rural but there are some smaller towns around as well. You have the option to use your BAH in two ways; by renting on post or renting/purchasing a home of your own off post.
The average price of a home for sale in Kent County is about $210,000; rents near Dover AFB are fairly reasonable, running about $850 for a one-bedroom and about $1800 for a four-bedroom.
Government on post housing at Dover AFB is managed by Hunt Military Communities and is known as Eagle Heights at Dover. There are 980 units available as single, duplex, triplex, and fourplex buildings with rear patios, and 1-2 garages. Community amenities include child play areas, athletic fields, and biking/jogging trails. If the proper size and rank home is not available, applicants will be placed on a waiting list. Call the Dover housing office to learn more about types of homes and availability at (302) 678-3603.