U.S. Air Force Academy, CO Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    The military provides two options for the use of your Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
    The first option is to live on base. Your second option is to use your BAH to rent or buy a house off base.

    • The Housing Management Office (719) 333-2247/3539/9269. Contact the HMO as soon as you know you are moving. You will be provided with the latest information on local housing as well as referral services and relocation assistance. They offer counseling and guidance before entering into a lease agreement and help resolve tenant-landlord disputes.

    U.S. Air Force Academy On Base Housing

    • Unaccompanied Housing (719) 333-4229 is reserved for single arimen ranked E1-E4 who have less than 3 years of service. You will be provided with private accomdations with basic necessities for comfort in the barracks.

    • USAF Academy on-base housing is privatized and provided by Hunt Military Communities  (844) 211-2666, which offers 2-5 bedroom single family homes based on rank and family size. Some homes features may be: fireplace, garage, walk-in closet, attic fans and washer/dryer hookups. Some community features are: walking/jogging trails, playgrounds, parks and more.

    U.S. Air Force Academy, CO Off Base Housing

    12584 Pensador Dr 4 Bed / 3 Bath / 4,500 Sq.Ft. / $2,995 | Home for Rent 2.9 miles from North Gate

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    Surrounding Areas
    Colorado Springs has about 416,000 people in the city and about 630,000 people in the greater area. Nearby communities include Monument, Palmer Lake, Gleneagle, Woodmoor, and Black Forest. The commute from downtown Colorado Springs to the Academy takes about 15 minutes, and there is plenty of off-post housing available closer to the Academy. Colorado Springs is the second largest city in Colorado, near the center of the state, with an urban center and surrounding suburbs. The Rocky Mountains are a short distance west, Colorado plains east, and desert south. The area has a generally dry climate, with cold winters and warm to hot summers. The city area has little rain or snow, but the nearby mountains do get a lot of snow and there are local ski resorts. Colorado Springs and the surrounding area have frequent thunderstorms, and this is one of the best places in the country to see lightning.

    About the Base
    The United States Air Force Academy is a college for United States Air Force officer candidates which offers undergraduate programs towards a Bachelor of Science degree. Most students graduate as second lieutenants. Admission into the Academy is highly selective and the program is highly demanding. In addition to the university, the Academy also functions like a regular military installation and has a non-flying host unit, the 10th Air Base Wing.