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United States Army
Relocation Readiness Rm 118
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473-8935
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.
Eligibility and Availability
Family housing on Fort Leonard Wood is available for all ranks and includes 2, 3, 4, and 5 bedroom houses. Waiting times vary and it is best to check with the housing office for current vacancy projections. Housing is assigned based on eligibility date and bedroom requirement, in accordance with IMCOM Wait List Policy Letter dated 23 Jul 10.
The aggressive or potentially aggressive breeds of dogs that have been identified in the Pet Policy are Pit Bulls (American Staffordshire Terriers or Staffordshire Bull Terriers), Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers, Chows and wolf hybrids. This will also extend to other dogs not listed that demonstrate aggressive behavior. All dog owners must secure their pets according to installation policy
Priority housing is provided for incumbents of Key and Essential positions as designated by the installation commander, or in certifiable medical emergency situations. ADA accessible housing is available.
The impact on service members and their families is as follows:
Lease signing -- Service members will sign rental leases
Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) -- BAH is paid for rent, utility allowance and insurance. Dual military inhousing lose only senior member BAH w/dependent rate. BAH will show on the LES as an entitlement and then withdrawn as an allotment.
Utilities -- DOD has implemented a utilities policy. Only new and renovated homes will be metered. This process is currently in place for the authorized homes. The Utility Allowance (UA) is computed annually based on the average usage for specific types of homes. Rebates will be issued for usage below the average. Residents will be billed for usage above the average. Rebates/bills will be computed every month. Balfour Beatty Communities will pay for water, sewage and trash collection.
Pets -- Two walking pets per household. New residents will be subject to breed restrictions per the standardized pet policy published in Jan 09. The aggressive or potentially aggressive breeds of dogs that have been identified in the Pet Policy are Pit Bulls (American Staffordshire Terriers or Staffordshire Bull Terriers), Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers, Chows and wolf hybrids. This will also extend to other dogs not listed that demonstrate aggressive behavior. All dog owners must secure their pets according to installation policyAll dog owners must secure their pets according to installation policy. No tethers are allowed at any time in family housing.
Recycling -- Recycling is mandatory on Fort Leonard Wood. Recycling is provided curbside by the trash contractor for family housing. The Recycle Center is located at 2353 Ordinance Road. They are open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Unaccompanied personnel housing is centrally managed by the Barracks Management Branch in Bldg 470, Rm 1218. Newly arrived single soldiers need to in-process through the Barracks Management Branch for assignment of available space or approval to reside off post. Bonafide enlisted soldiers arriving on weekends and holidays may go to the Lodging Office in Bldg 470 for assignment of a transit room at no cost. They should report to the Barracks Management Office on the next normal duty day for assignment of a permanent room. Bonafide bachelors in the grade of E1 to E3 are assigned space in Specker Barracks. Most of the barracks have been renovated and are furnished to include a refrigerator. Bonafide bachelors in the grade of E4 to E5 are assigned living quarters on Indiana Ave. These are renovated family quarters that have been reallocated for use by single soldiers. They are completely furnished. Quarters are assigned one service member per bedroom. Personnel in the grade of E6 to E9 must reside off post. There are no permanent party Bachelor Officer Quarters at Fort Leonard Wood.