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Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
Your BAH can be used to rent on base or live off base. If you live off base, you can either rent or buy. Click the link above for current BAH rates.
On Base Housing ( Rent On Base )
You can contact the housing office at 719-556-4777. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on base housing, including wait times.
Nearby communities of Stratmoor, Monument, and Colorado Springs offer off-post homes for rent and for sale. Due to the shortage of on-post housing, most military personnel choose to live off-base. There are only 490 family housing units available on-post. Military personnel are instructed to contact the Housing Office which is located in Building 1425. The office is open Monday through Friday from 0700-1600. Typically, the wait for on base housing is between 3 months and over a year. Advance applications can be submitted. Peterson Air Force Base provides housing for Cheyenne Mountain and Schriever Air Force Bases as well.
Off Base Single Family Rentals
You can choose to rent off base if you wish. Check our database for available single-family homes.
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Cities around Peterson AFB (Purchase a Home)
The cities around this installation are Colorado Springs, Fountain, Security, Widefield, Monument, Peyton, Woodland Park and Black Forest. Take note of these cities to help narrow your search.
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Peterson Air Force Base is home to the 302nd Airlift Wing which conducts military flight operations and is located near Colorado Springs, Colorado. Other units at the base include the 21st Space Wing, the 821st Security Forces Squadron, and the U.S. Army 1st Space Brigade.
There are two child development centers on Peterson Air Force Base which provide both full day daycare and hourly daycare dependent on specific needs. Hourly care reservations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. The Peterson's Main Child Development Center is located in Building 1350, and the Annex Child Development Center in Building 2004. The cost of school age programs are determined on a sliding scale based on family income. Up to 20 hours of childcare will be provided in licensed Family Child Care homes and paid for by the Air Force Aid Society. The Colorado Springs area offers over 10 school districts. Due to overflow issues in certain areas, families are encouraged to check out off-post housing carefully to make sure the corresponding school district has room for more students. If families are living on-post, children of school age will attend District 11 schools.
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