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United States Army
520 Brown Ave
Fort Jackson, SC 29206
When planning for a move with the military, you might consider moving into government housing. Government housing is owned and maintained by the Department of Defense and is typically on the installation. Eligibility and availability for this type of housing may vary by service member, family size and installation. Learn more about the different options, benefits and discounts that may be available to you through government housing.
Privatized housing is managed by Fort Jackson Family Homes, a Balfour Beaty Communities property with 850 family homes in eight neighborhoods. Two, three and four bedroom homes are available for all ranks, retirees, and civilians. Call 803-738-8275 or visit fortjacksonfamilyhomes.com. The Housing Service Office (HSO) is your housing community advocate and should be your first point of contact for housing, regardless of where you decide to live. You can benefit from the services that the HSO provides.
Current FJFH Pet Policies restrict the following breeds: Akita, Chow, Doberman, Pit Bull, Rottweiler, American Staffordshire Terriers, English Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Wolf Hybrids or any other breeds with dominant traits geared toward aggression.
The average wait time depends on the size of home needed and the arrival date. A FJFH Leasing AGent will be able to assist you.
The eligibility date is the final out date of the previous duty station. In the case of unaccompanied tour, the eligibility date is the final out date of the duty station prior to the unaccompanied tour, up to 14 months.
EligibilityPriority is based on placement on waiting list. If all handicap accessible homes are occupied, there are two bedroom single level homes available.
Call 803-738-8275 or visit fortjacksonhomes.com for information and application submission, or families can come into the FJFH office, 520 Brown Ave. to fill out an application. The application can be submitted as soon as a Soldier receive orders to come to Ft. Jackson. Soldiers must submit along with the application a copy of their DEERS, recent LES, orders, and military ID for family members.
Single Service Member Housing
Service members with the ranks of E1-E5 with no dependents are required to reside in the Freddie Stowers Single Soldiers Complex. Requests for an exception to policy may be submitted by the soldier through their complete chain of command to the garrison housing office for recommendation to the garrison commander.
E1s-E4s are assigned a separate bedroom with a shared kitchenette and full bath. Soldiers are responsible for maintaining their private room and the common areas. Soldiers must be respectful and considerate of others. E5s are assigned the entire suite, converting one bedroom into additional living space.
Single soldiers E6 and above are authorized to reside off post. Apartments, townhomes and houses are available for rent. In some cases, soldiers may decide to purchase.
Most off-post rental housing is unfurnished; however, through the Housing Services Office, we may assist you with locating a furnished place, if necessary.