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    Dover AFB, DE - Housing

    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.

    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. has more information on the area around Dover, on base and off base resources, local housing rental rates, climate, attractions, and more. 

    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.