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United States Army
6158 H Circle
Sparta, WI 54656
Learn about the variety of housing possibilities available as well as information about setting up utilities in your home . Housing options are available to your unique situation including: housing for families, single service members, families that are enrolled in the exceptional family member program, pet owners and unaccompanied personnel. Explore your options to find a home that best fits your needs.
The Fort McCoy South Post housing area, located only 10 minutes from Fort McCoy, consists of 113 single family homes. The current housing inventory includes:
All South Post houses include a full (unfinished) basement with either a 1 or 2 car attached garage. The community itself includes 6 playgrounds, an outdoor tennis and basketball court, a skate park, a walking/biking trail and a community garden. The community is located within the Sparta Area School District and has bus shelters located throughout the community to ensure each student has an easy walk to and from the bus stops.Contact Fort McCoy Family Housing at 608-388-3704 with any questions.
Housing is available for all ranks with a waiting list with wait times that vary; please call ahead to check availability. Soldiers arriving from an unaccompanied tour (such as Korea) are given a waiting period credit based on the number of months they served on the unaccompanied tour.
Soldiers PCSing to Fort McCoy must submit a copy of their orders, a DD1746 (Application for Family Housing) and a DA 31 (leave form) if applicable, to be put on the wait list for family housing. Information regarding the Housing at Fort McCoy and the DD1746 can be found on the Army Housing Online Services website.
Single Service Member Housing
Single Soldier (bona fide) Unaccompanied Personnel Housing is also available on Fort McCoy. Single Soldiers, E-5 and below are required to live in bachelor quarters; higher ranking Soldiers may choose between these quarters or living in the local communities. These private quarters are fully furnished with living area; a small kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave; a private bedroom with a queen-sized bed; and a private bathroom. Occupants have a laundry room on the premises for their use. The quarters are cable-ready; however, occupants are expected to provide their own TV. Bedding, dishes and cooking utensils, towels, cleaning supplies, are some of the other items Soldiers need to bring. All utilities are paid by the government except for cable TV, internet and phone. BAH is forfeited as rent. Small storage units are available for use by these occupants. Contact Fort McCoy Family Housing at 608-388-3704.
Government housing for Exceptional Family Member enrollees is available, with modifications made as needed. Call the Family Housing Office at 608-388-3704 for availability dates and wait times.
Geographical Bachelor Soldiers
These Soldiers may contact the Pine View Campground which has furnished rooms similar to those for single Soldier housing with common kitchens and some with shared baths for Soldiers at a nominal monthly fee. Point of contact is 608-388-3841.
Housing Services Office (HSO) -- The HSO is your contact for any problems you may encounter such as discrimination complaints, tenant/landlord disputes, or any questions or problems about off-post housing. The HRO will provide you a list of rentals with corresponding locator maps and give you information regarding the communities in which the rentals are located. All renters should carry renters insurance against fire, theft, and other damages. Contact the Housing Referral Office at 608-388-4169.
Availability -- Housing availability in local communities is limited particularly in the inventory of 4 and 5 bedroom units.
Utility costs -- Heating costs will fluctuate with the weather, the particular heating system, and a variety of other factors. These costs could be considered relatively high during the winter heating season by someone unfamiliar with Wisconsin's climate. Local power and fuel companies offer budget plans (yearly average paid monthly) to their customers.
Average apartment and home rentals range from $550 for studios/efficiencies to $1500 for duplex/single family homes. Most are not furnished, do not include utilities, and may require a one month security deposit and an additional deposit if they accept pets. For a listing of rental properties in the local communities, stop by the Family Housing Office at 6158 H Circle or call 608-388-4169.
Affordable housing options are available for purchase in the local communities.
If you did not receive a welcome packet from your sponsor, please call Army Community Service at 608-388-2359 to have one sent or stop by ACS at 2111 South 8th Avenue.
Mobile Homes -- Fort McCoy does not have any mobile home parks.
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The Fort McCoy South Post housing area, only 10 minutes from Fort McCoy in the Sparta Area School District, has 113 units. Contact Fort McCoy Family Housing at 608-388-3704 or visit the housing website.