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    Dover AFB, DE Housing and Relocation Information

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

    • As soon as you receive moving orders, contact The Housing Management Office (302) 677-6969, who can answer all of your housing questions or concerns, and provide you with services such as off-base housing referrals and assistance with lease agreeements.  

    On Base Housing 

    • The Unaccompanied Housing Office (302) 677-2074 is reserved for airmen in the ranks of E1-E4 with less than 3 years of service. You are provided with private sleeping room, furnishings, bed linens and supplies required for comfortable living.  

    • On-base housing is privatized and operated by the pet-friendly Hunt Military Communities: Eagle Heights at Dover (302) 678-3603, which offers three communities of single, duplex, triplex, and fourplex buildings with rear patios, and 1-2 garages. Amenities can include washer/dryer hook-ups, landscaping and wood floors. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on-base, which may include wait times.

    Off Base Housing
    If you're looking to live off-base, check our database for rentals or homes for sale in the Dover AFB area. 

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    Surrounding Areas
    Dover is the capital of Delaware and state's second largest city, but is relatively small and compact. Delaware is a rural state, and Dover is about in the middle of Delaware with access to urban northern Delaware, and centrally located to coastal Maryland and Washington DC, southern New Jersey, and southeastern Pennsylvania and Philadelphia. Cities near Dover AFB are: Dover, Smyrna, Clayton, Wyoming, Camden, Magnolia, Milford, Harrington, Townsend, Felton and Middletown.

    About Dover AFB
    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. For more information click here.