Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
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.
Government housing is not available on this installation or within the community. There are many internet resources that list homes for sale and apartments for rent; if you find housing online please check reviews at https://www.apartmentratings.com. Local realty companies have websites and offer many types of services for relocating personnel. If you need Relocation Assistance reach out to the Family Advocacy Program Office in Battle Creek for housing assistance (before signing a lease or purchasing a home to insure you are in a safe area that is suitable for your needs), and to receive a plethora of resources about the area. If you need further assistance, please call the Family Program Manager at 269-961-4051, or DSN 312-661-4051. Please see Non-Government Housing for more information.
Housing Resources -- Your POC for any problems you may encounter (discrimination complaints, tenant/landlord disputes, support animals, or any questions/problems about off-post housing) is the Family Advocacy Program (FAP) office. The Family Program Manager (FPM) is available to assist you on a person-to-person basis in any way possible to make your move to this installation an easy and pleasant transition. There is a relocation packet that can be provided to you with a list of rentals and other information regarding the area in which the facilities are located.
There are many apartment complexes, houses, and duplexes to rent in the area. The prices vary in accordance with floor space, amenities, bedrooms, pets, etc. All require at least a minimum one month's rent, some include utilities (heat, water, and electricity), garages are rare - but you may be able to rent a car port if available, and many are close to public transportation. Please contact the Family Program Manager at 269-961-4051 or DSN 312-661-4051.
The housing market in Battle Creek is prevalent with homes in all price ranges. There is a variety to select from: old, newer, newly constructed, 1 to 5 bedrooms, single to multiple baths, no garage to multiple car garages, small lots to several acres; city or rural; basic with few amenities to more amenities. There are many resources for realtor agencies available in the area. Please contact the Family Program Manager at 269-961-4051 or DSN 312-661-4051.
There are several mobile home communities in Battle Creek. They are both older and newer communities that you own the mobile home and rent the lots, and others are rental homes. If you are interested in renting, please contact the Family Program Manager at 269-961-4051 or DSN 312-661-4051 for a list of rentals.
Visit InMyArea.com to search for utility providers based on your zip code. This website serves as a one-stop shop where you can explore your options, compare prices and purchase services.
Government housing is not available on this installation.
Short-term government housing is available at the Fort Custer Education Center. Contact information, rates and reservations are available on the Michigan National Guard website at www.minationalguard.com/fort-custer-training-center/ or call 269-731-6126.
Contact the Family Program Manager at 269-961-4051 or DSN 312-661-4051 for more information.
The area’s median housing price is $155,724.